Massive Hailstorm damages crops, wreaks havoc in many parts of Kashmir

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Srinagar:  Hail Storm wreaked havoc in several areas of Karnah Tangdarh in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, causing damage to crops and walnut trees.

The hailstorm on Friday afternoon caused extensive damage to orchards and crop fields in many areas of Tangdarh Karnh including Tangdar, Gumal, Nowpora, Hajinar, Bagbela, Shamspora, Badwan, Tangdar Naar, Shatkula and Lootha.

The hailstorm which continued for at least four minutes damaged crops and walnut trees as well, causing huge damage to the farmers and growers.

Strong hailstorm was also reported in Khag area of Budgam District that resulted in extensive damage to apple and vegetable crops.

Meanwhile, the farmers and growers appealed government to provide compensation to them.


(With inputs from KNS)

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