Hailstorm continued for about 20 minutes in many areas of kandi in North kashmir.
Apple trees, vegetables, Cherry, walnut, pear, and paddy crops completely damaged by hailstorm and rain in many parts if Kandi area like,Kalantara-Bala,Mirpora,
Heavy rains and hailstorm caused huge damage to the crops and various kinds of vegetables in various areas of Tangmarg area this afternoon .
According to reports heavy rains and hail storm have damaged crops in Chandil, Wanigam Buderkoot, Darhama, Kulhama, Tumberhama, Shrai, Check Treran, Druroo, Chandiloora, Ferozpora, Mahayaan, Dardpora Dev Pora, Check Frastreshi, Ganiwani, Kokerdejji, Chann Check, Zandpal, Manchikhod and its adjoining areas and have damaged standing crops in the area.
The windy storm triggered by heavy rainfall has lead to massive damage of crops on which farmers depend for their livelihood, the farmers said.
They said that this year they were excepting good crops but hail storm have caused extensive damage to their crops and left the farmers of the area in distress.