Hailstorm, heavy rains damage crops, orchards in north Kashmir's Sopore

Several areas of north Kashmir’s Sopore on Monday witnessed heavy rains and hailstorm causing extensive damage to crops, apple orchards and vegetable fields, locals said.

They said that areas like Zaingair, Warpora, Dangarpora, Janwara, Dooru and other surrounding areas witnessed heavy rains and hailstorm at around 8:30 today morning thereby resulting in tremendous loss to farmers and fruit growers in the area.

Pertinently, this is third time that hailstorm has hit parts of north Kashmir since last one month.