Ganderbal, May 19: Hailstorm and heavy rains wrecked havoc in several areas of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.
According to sources, with the hailstorm and heavy rains the standing crops including Apple orchards, almond flowers and vegetables were damaged in Manigam, Lar, Yarmuqam, Tulamulla, Kangan, Margund and other areas of central Kashmir’s district Ganderbal.
The farmers and fruit growers of the Ganderbal district suffered heavy damage due to heavy hailstorm.
They have appealed the state government to depute their teams to assess the damage caused by heavy rains and hailstorm. They also demanded compensation to the affected farmers and fruit growers.