Baramulla: Hailstorms struck various places in north Kashmir over the weekend damaging vegetables and fruit. Farmers and fruit growers are anxious because of the losses.
Hailstorm hit the orchards and other crops in Tangmarg, Sangrama, Baramulla, Sopore, Uri, Handwara and Kupwara areas. Damages due to hailstorms, farmers said, is estimated to amount to several lacs of rupees.
Farmers have appealed the government to compensate them for the losses.