On June 4, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a warning of thunderstorm and dust storm accompanied by gusty winds over next two days in 13 districts of Uttar Pradesh.
The department confirmed that the districts that are likely to be hit by thunderstorm or dust storm were Banda, Chitrakoot, Fatehpur, Hardoi, Shahjahanpur, Pilibhit, Bareilly, Rampur, Moradabad, Meerut, Bijnore, Muzaffarnagar and Saharanpur.
The weather office also stated the possibility of rain in certain parts of the Uttar Pradesh.
The latest incidents of the storm in the state have already claimed 17 lives.
Dust storms have become the regular phenomenon in the state and most of the deaths were caused due to the collapse of houses and falling of trees.