Srinagar: A strong hailstorm wreaked havoc in scores of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district areas on Friday afternoon, resulting in damage to apple and vegetable crops.
The hailstorm was witnessed in Rajpora, Abhama, Bagh Sangerwani, Drakladan, Achgoza, and Drabgam areas of the Pulwama district. The devastating hailstorm has resulted in damage to crops and vegetables. However, the assessment of the total damage was not known immediately.
Eyewitnesses said that hailstorm has inflicted heavy damage on crops like apple, cherry, rice saplings and other vegetables and fruits. The locals have demanded adequate compensation from the government for their losses.