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Hailstorm damage houses, crops in Pungro

Pungro hailstorm

Kohima, April 21: Heavy rain accompanied by hailstorm lashed parts of Pungro Sub-division under Kiphire district Tuesday afternoon.
According to reports, several houses and crops have been damaged due to the hailstorm. The worst affected was Solami village and Pungro town where several houses were damaged.
Recently hailstorm damaged crops in some villages near Kohima.
There has been downpour for the last couple of days and weathermen have predicted more rains this week.
Rain in the last couple of days has brought great relief to the people of Kohima town which was reeling under acute shortage of water during the lockdown period, and authorities have to press into public service dozens of private water carriers and Government tankers to meet the need of the people.
It has also brought joy to the farmers, as now is season for sowing seeds and paddies. (Page News Service)