Hailstorm damages orchard in south Kashmir’s Kulgam

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By FK WEB DESK on 01/05/2019.

Hailstorm damages orchard in south Kashmir’s Kulgam

Umaisar Gull Ganie


Kulgam, May 01: Hailstorm hit several areas of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district this afternoon causing extensive damage to apple orchards and vegetable fields.

Witnesses said that in second half of day, it started raining, and was followed by the heavy hailstorm.

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The affected areas include Magzam, KB Pora, Mirwani, Gandwani, Nihama, Harwath, Jaibal, Hallan, Tangmarg and many other areas, witnesses said.

We request government to assess the loss and compensate us accordingly,” a group of affected farmers said.