Downed Trees in Delhi as City Brought to 'Standstill' by Severe Storm

The worst storm to hit Delhi in several years brought winds of up to 100 km/h (62 mph) to the Indian capital region on May 30, with NDTV reporting at least two deaths and hundreds of emergency callouts.

A 50-year-old man was killed after a balcony partially collapsed due to the strong gusts, and a 65-year-old homeless man died after a tree fell on him, according to NDTV.

Delhi Police tweeted that the storm brought the city to a “standstill,” with officers deployed to clear roads and regulate traffic.

This video showing motorists navigating a road partially blocked by downed trees was recorded by Shruti Rajvanshi. Credit: Shruti Rajvanshi via Storyful

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