Skies turn dark as massive dust storm swallows up north Indian city
A massive dust storm swallowed the north Indian city of Churu yesterday (April 7) as terrifying footage showed it darkening the skies as it passed over the northern edge of the city.
Video filmed from the Sardarshahar area in the mid-afternoon on April 7 around 4:30 PM showed the sky darkening in Churu, Rajasthan state.
This darkness reportedly lasted for an hour as the storm passed overhead.
According to locals, they had not witnessed such a heavy thunderstorm in 20 years.
The city, situated in Rajasthan state, was covered in thick dust followed by passing rain showers as predicted by the Indian Meteorological department prior to the storm.