J&K

Director Horticulture visits hailstorm affected areas in Pulwama, Shopian

Srinagar: Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat today visited various areas of Pulwama and Shopian to take stock of the damage done by Friday’s hailstorm in the region. The Director visited various villages of Pulwama including Sangarwani, Achgoza, Bamnoo, Muran, Karimabad, Burpore and Kagan wherein heavy hailstorm has caused extensive damage to fruits bearing trees. […]

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Windstorms, hail damage apple crop in Pulwama

Pulwama: Bad weather has plunged orchardists in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district into desperation as the crop has been severely damaged due to hail and windstorms. The apple orchards in the Tral, Lassipora, Awantipora, Rajpora, Murran, Abhama and adjoining villages were destroyed by the hails and windstorms that hit the villages today evening. The windstorms have […]

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Hailstorm wrecks havoc in Budgam, causes massive damage to crops

Srinagar: Hailstorm wrecked havoc in Chrar-e-Sharief area in central Kashmir’s Budgam district last night causing massive damage to crops; walnut, cherry, apricot and apples. Locals said that the orchards spread over thousands of Kanals of land in Zaloosa, Nowhad, Cherwani, Dalwan, Tilsara, Rakhai, Hayatpora, Lolipora, Batpora, Futlipora suffered massive damage. Meanwhile the locals of other […]