Srinagar: Hailstorms wrecked havoc in several areas of South Kashmir’s Shopian and Kulgam districts on Wednesday.
Reports said that a fierce storm battered the south Kashmir district with hail, decimating orchards just as the summer season was kicking into high gear.
Reports reaching to GMK said hailstorm battered villages orchards and crops were damaged include Aharabal, Watoo ,cCheki Watoo, Tangmarg, Aadbal Asnoor ,Korel , Mirwani K.H pora , Gulshan Pora and Manzgam.
The vilagers said that the hail storm has inflicted heavy damage on the fruit trees and other crops.
The villagers have appealed concerned revenue authorities and other wings of the administration to visit the affected villages so that the assessment is done without any delay.
The affected villagers have appealed authorities to visit the damaged orchards and direct the concerned officials to prepare the assessment report of the damages.