ENTERTAINMENT | May 14, 2018 (TNN):
Owing to the global warming, recently a massive thunderstorm had hit Uttar Pradesh. As per reports, close to 40 people died after the state was hit by a violent storm. Not just that, but several houses were destroyed at several parts of the state. Delhi and Noida were mainly hit by the storm, and the traffic too reportedly got affected due to it.
Due to these poor weather conditions, several flights at the Indira Gandhi International Airport were stalled and even cancelled. Reports also cited that the typhoon struck various trees and also affected the electricity poles in the capital and NCR impacting the operation of metros as well. Several vehicles turned turtle and fell on each other on Delhi-Kanpur Highway, following a heavy rainfall and dust storm in Bulandshahar, yesterday.
Hema Malini, BJP MP and veteran Bollywood actress also got trapped in the storm on Sunday. Hema was returning after addressing the public meeting in a village in Mathura, and while on her way the storm hit her resulting in a tree falling on her convoy. Although, the driver wisely handled the situation and Hema Malini escaped what could have caused a serious accident. Soon, the driver and her security personnel escorted her to the hotel safely.
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