Uttar Pradesh bore the brunt of a thunderstorm and hail that left at least 18 people dead and 27 others injured.
Delhi Metro services were hampered too.
The lady was rushed to the hospital where doctors declared her brought dead.
In another accident, a 19-year-old man died after several bricks fell on him in southeast Delhi's Jaitpur area.
"This was necessitated due to falling of a tree on OHE wires between Okhla and Jasola stations due to the thunderstorm".
"Till 9 pm more than 70 flights have been diverted and a few outbound flights have been delayed due to the ongoing weather condition", the official added.
"There is a circulation of a western disturbance in North West India".
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A powerful dust storm accompanied by rains on Sunday evening brought down the temperature in the national capital and adjoining areas, seriously disrupting air traffic and Metro services, officials said.
According to MeT department officials, the Safdarjung Observatory gauged 8.3 mm of rainfall.
A thunderstorm accompanied with squall with wind speed reaching 50-70 kilometres per hour are "very likely" at isolated places over east Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha and Jharkhand, the IMD had said.
Five people each were killed in Bareilly and Barabanki districts.
The three farmers died of lightning in Telangana's Mancherial district early in the day while six deaths were reported from Srikakulam district in north coastal Andhra.
Noida also witnessed raging storm along with dark clouds hovering over the city while strong winds were also reported from Gurugram area too.
Meanwhile, the dust storm also interrupted Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's programme in Delhi's IP Extension.