Storm, heavy rains lash Lucknow

Last Updated: Tue, Mar 25, 2014 03:50 hrs

Lucknow, March 25 (IANS) A massive storm accompanied by lightning and heavy rains lashed the state capital early Tuesday leaving several trees uprooted.

The Met Office recorded wind speed of around 30 km per hour here.

No loss of life has been reported so far though was some damage to property as many hoardings and tin roof tops were dislodged.

There was widespread power failure following the gutsy winds, and officials shut down supply to many areas as they feared snapping of high tension power wires.

The storm also hit the Malihabad town, known for its mango production.

The weather became normal and the skies cleared up by 8 a.m. Tuesday, the weather office said.

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