Another dust storm likely, toll 39

Jaipur, May 4 : The toll due to the severe dust storm has risen to 39, leaving behind a trail of destruction in three district, Bharatpur, Dholpur and Alwar.

At least 205 have been injured in the severe storm.

These three districts have been severely hit with electricity and water supply cut off in many places. At least 50,000 trees have been uprooted, vehicles and houses have been damaged.

The damage and loss in the power infrastructure in these districts is to the tune of Rs 50 crore.

Relief work by the agencies have started in the affected districts including restoration of power and water supply.

The Indian Meteorological department has predicted another dust storm is likely to hit Rajasthan in the nest 48 hours.



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