BUDGAM: Hail Storm wreaked havoc in several areas of Budgam District, causing damage to crops and walnut trees.
The hailstorm on Thursday evening caused extensive damage to orchards and crop fields in many areas of Budgam including Beerwah, Gondipora, Neripora, Kawoosa, Narbal, Khansahib, Watrhail, Muqaam, Brail, Gund, Churmujroo and other adjacent areas.
The hailstorm which continued for at least 15 minutes damaged crops and walnut trees as well, causing huge damage to the farmers and growers.
Strong hailstorm was also reported in Tangmarg area of Baramulala District that resulted in extensive damage to apple and vegetable crops.
Meanwhile, the farmers and growers appealed government to provide compensation to them.