Times of Kashmir

| 17 Jul 2019

Solid Hailstorm and heavy rains damage crops in parts of Baramulla

Baramulla : Hailstorm hit and strong wind several areas of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday causing extensive damage to crops, apple orchards, Walnut trees and vegetable fields.

Reports said that parts of upper reaches of Baramulla on Tuesday witnessed heavy rains as well as hailstorm which continued for at least 10 to 15 minutes thereby resulted in the tremendous loss to farmers and fruit growers in parts of Baramulla.The areas which were affected including Kandi, Shumralan, Nowgam, Larid, Ora, Katyawali, Gohon and other areas of the district.

Meanwhile farmers told INS over phone that district administration should depute teams to assess the damage caused by heavy rains and hailstorm in parts of Baramulla.

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