Hailstorm, heavy rains damage crops in parts of Baramulla

Hailstorm, heavy rains damage crops in parts of Baramulla

Samaniya Bhat 

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

Reports reaching Kashmir Despatch said that parts of upper reaches of Baramulla on Tuesday witnessed heavy rains as well as hailstorm which continued for at least 10 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 group of farmers told Kashmir Despatch 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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