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Gusty winds wreak havoc in Kashmir parts, massive damage reported 

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A damaged rooftop of a residential house as gusty winds wreak havoc in Kashmir parts. [FPK Photo]

Srinagar: Gusty winds accompanied by isolated showers and hailstorm this late afternoon caused damage to orchards, residential houses, Vehicles and uprooted trees in various parts of Kashmir.

As per reports, scores of residential houses got damaged while trees were uprooted due to strong winds in several areas of Bandipora, Sopore and Srinagar parts. However, no loss of life has been reported so far.

Similar reports are coming from the south Kashmir districts. In Anantnag, the speedy winds have led to property damage besides uprooting of tress.

In Watapora area of Bandipora, the gusty winds damaged rooftop of a residential house. Similarly, In Sangrama, Sopore, and in some Srinagar areas, the roofs were blown off and trees were uprooted due to heavy windstorms.

Moreover, In Pattan area of Baramulla, two vehicles (JK04E 5070 Swift) and (JK014 7635 Alto) got damaged after a tree fell on them.

Meanwhile, the windstorm was on in some areas when this report was filed and it couldn’t be immediately confirmed whether anyone was injured in the incidents. (GNS)


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