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Severe dust storm hits northern India; 9 dead in Rajasthan

thNine people died after strong winds and a dust storm hit parts of Rajasthan on Tuesday afternoon. The storm has brought the temperature down by a few notches. Chief minister Vasundhara Raje has announced a compensation of Rs. 4 lakh for the affected families. The dust storm, which started at 3 pm, lasted for about an hour. It damaged many houses in Bikaner and Bharatpur, trees were uprooted and traffic and power supply were affected, police said.Read Article