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A squall accompanied by intense thunder and lightning.
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Then Captain Jim told the story--an old, old forgotten story, for it was over fifty years since Margaret had fallen asleep one day in her father's dory and drifted--or so it was supposed, for nothing was ever certainly known as to her fate--out of the channel, beyond the bar, to perish in the black thundersquall which had come up so suddenly that long-ago summer afternoon.
Besides Delhi, thundersquall and hailstorm are also expected over parts of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar on Friday.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) The IMD has forecast isolated thundersqualls over Orissa, coastal Orissa, Andhra Pradesh and South Chhattisgarh during the next 24 hours.