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Hailstorm, strong winds damage crops and houses
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Nepal, April 10 -- Hailstorm coupled with strong winds wreaked havoc on the crops of Sarlahi and Rautahat districts of Province 2 on Tuesday morning. The storm also blew away the roofs of some houses in the districts.
Hundreds of farmers have been affected as the hailstorm destroyed ready-to-harvest wheat and legumes.
"The hailstorm coupled with gale destroyed our crops. Our investment and hard work were all blown away," lamented Niraj Sah, a local farmer of Barhathawa Municipality-2 in Sarlahi.
According to the District Police Office in Sarlahi, no human casualty has been reported so far but there was a huge damage to property. The police said that they are assessing the damage caused by the hailstorm and wind.
The southern part of S...
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