Lucknow: According to the information given by the police, three people lost their lives in a dust storm that hit Uttar Pradesh.
Police sources informed that one person was killed after a wooden shaft collapsed on him in Gonda while two labourers died in Azamgarh when the roof of an under-construction building fell on them.
Reports of damages to crops and houses were reported from Lucknow, Sitapur, Amethi, Rae Bareli, Sultanpur, Ambedkarnagar, Balrampur, Lakhimpur, Barabanki and Hardoi.
The weather on Saturday was normal at most places but in some parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh, it was cloudy and the Met department has predicted thundershowers.
The official chopper of Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya was also caught in the dust storm on Friday night, leading to an emergency landing in Amethi.