Heavy rainfall with hailstone destroys huge quantity of crops on Myagdi

Published On: October 8, 2019 08:30 PM NPT By: RSS

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: The heavy rainfall with hailstone occurred at different places of Beni municipality-2 on Tuesday afternoon has destroyed a huge quantity of crops.

The hailstone with storm destroyed paddy planted at Gauswara, Sanalek and Bhakunde areas. Ward chairperson of Beni municipality-2, Hira Bahadur Thapa, said that 80 per cent paddy has been destroyed by the hailstone.

People travelling along Beni-Barjanga, Beni-Bhakimli, Beni-Darbang, Beni-Pakhapani, Simalchour-Kuhu, Beni-Bhagawari and Beni-Jomsom roads have been facing problems due to landslide and muddy road following the hailstone.

He said, "We are collecting the details of the losses of all hailstone-hit areas." The heavy rainfall with hailstone had taken place for three hours continuously from 2:00 pm.

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