Poonch Rain Causes Big Damage: Crops and Nurseries Ruined

Poonch Rain Causes Big Damage: Crops and Nurseries Ruined
Hailstorms: (photo: Kashmir Uzma)
Poonch Rain Causes Big Damage: Crops and Nurseries Ruined
Hailstorms: (photo: Kashmir Uzma)

Poonch Rain Causes Big Damage: Crops and Nurseries Ruined

Poonch Rain Causes Big Damage: Crops and Nurseries Ruined

Poonch Rain Causes Big Damage: Crops and Nurseries Ruined

In Mandi Poonch three days ago, fruits, vegetables and crops were heavily damaged due to heavy rainfall. In the ‘Nursery’ Rajpura Mandi of Horticulture Department, there was a lot of damage to the fruits and fruit trees and all the fruit trees in this nursery were left uprooted.

In this regard, Finance Khalid Mehmood and Technician Manzoor Ahmed of the Horticulture Department said that along with the heavy rain, there was a fierce hailstorm due to which the fruits in the nursery were damaged a lot. He said that apart from this, the farmers who had planted orchards in and around Mandi Tehsil also suffered heavy losses due to the hailstorm.

There have also been reports of damage to vegetables, fruits and crops, as a result of which the farmers are very worried. The crops that the farmers had sown this year were quite ready, but there was a hailstorm before that and the damage was severe. The farmers say that the hailstorm has caused unbearable damage. Even the branches of the trees have fallen due to heavy hailstorm.

He said that around 4000 pens were planted this year but all of them have been broken due to heavy hailstorm. Expert teams should be dispatched to assess the damage and reasonable compensation should be provided to the victims.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by VoM News staff and is published from Kashmir Uzma)

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