Rancher Killed, Crops Damaged In Unseasonal Hailstorm in Maharashtra
Rancher Killed, Crops Damaged In Unseasonal Hailstorm in Maharashtra. The India Meteorological Department had issued a warning that hailstorm-like circumstance may create over parts of Maharashtra.
MUMBAI: Unseasonal hailstorm and substantial showers in parts of Maharashtra today asserted an existence and harmed different harvests, state government authorities said.
Two ladies were likewise harmed in rain-related occurrences, they said.
Dhule, Nandurbar, Beed and Jalna locale saw the less than ideal spell of rain and hailstorm.
“The hailstorm began around 7.30 am over this across the board district and proceeded for the following 30 minutes,” a senior state income division official said.
“The debacle administration bureau of the regions will soon direct an appraisal of the harm caused by the hailstorm,” he said.
A 70-year-old rancher kicked the bucket in Jalna region after he was harmed in the hailstorm.
“The rancher was setting off to his homestead early toward the beginning of today when he was gotten in the overwhelming spell of hailstorm. He managed extreme wounds and passed on,” Jalna region gatherer Shivajirao Jondhale said.
In addition, two ladies were harmed in the hailstorm in Washim and Aurangabad locale, the authority said.
Products like wheat, orange and grapes were extremely harmed in a few territories, an authority in the agribusiness division said.
The India Meteorological Department had issued a warning that hailstorm-like circumstance may create over parts of Maharashtra.
Following the IMD’s warning, the Maharashtra government had encouraged agriculturists to get ready for inconvenient downpours and hailstorm.
(This Story originating from NDTV)