Kulgam, Apr 19: Massive hailstorm has damaged rabi crops in some parts of South Kashmir, while the harvest of wheat, mustard and fruits. The showers and hailstorm hit the farmers in Yaripora Kulgam and Bijbehara Anantnag.
The hailstorm, which started around afternoon hours resulted in the loss of every standing crop in these several villages. A farmer informed that apple orchards were completely damaged due to hailstorm at Yaripora Kulgam.
A fruit grower from Bijbehara said that fast rains turned into a violent hailstorm damaged orchards and other crops. (CNS)