Massive dust storm ploughs through city in northern India

A severe dust storm swept over Gurugram city in northern India yesterday (June 12).

Footage from the city in Haryana state shows a thick wall of dust covering the city buildings and reducing the visibility in the city centre.

According to local reports, the dust storm hit the city at around 6:00pm lasted 20 minutes before the thick dust dispersed.

Reportedly the temperature dropped significantly during and briefly after the storm, bringing some relief to people from the heat.