Baramulla : Hailstorm along with gusty winds on tuesday afternoon wrecked havoc in many areas of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district causing extensive damage to various crops including horticulture and agricultural produce.
The hailstorms hit the bloom on most of the horticulture. Aafak Malik a resident of Kreeru Baramulla told GMK that rains turned into a heavy hailstorm thus damaging orchards and other crops in Kreeri, Wanigam, Shrakwara and many other areas on Tuesday afternoon.
He said that hailstorm lasts for 30 minutes and caused extensive damage to the vegetables and fruit plants in the area.
The fruit growers, farmers in the area said it has shattered the dream of many fruit growers who had expectation of good produce this year .