Kohima, April 15: Cyclonic storm and lightening accompanied by gusty winds lashed several parts of the State Wednesday evening.
There was no report of damage to properties so far, but there were reports of damage to crops in some villages near Kohima. Sources said rain accompanied by hailstorm lashed Kohima, Wokha, Zunheboto, Mokokchung and Tizit area in Mon.
Dimapur also witnessed dust storm in the late afternoon with a wind speed around 40-50 Kmph.
More rains are expected in the next few days.
Dust storm also lashed Guwahati city and many places in Assam. There was report of damage of properties in some parts in Guwahati.
After long spell of dry season today’s rain has brought relief to farmers of the State. April is the sowing season in jhum fields. (Page News Service)