Hailstorm with moderate rains wreaked havoc in Nagpur district on Sunday afternoon. As the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) prediction, the dark clouds were giving indications of heavy rain and possibility of hailstorm on Sunday and the district wit- nessed it in the afternoon.
Hailstorms flattened crops many parts of the district including parts of Kalmeshwar, Nagpur, Katol, Saoner and Narkhed talukas of Nagpur district.
The weather department predicted thunderstorm with moderate rains for next 3-4 days in city which is going to fade the charm of Civil-20 (C- 20) meet.
As per our Kalmeshwar correspondent, hailstorm on Sunday caused loss of lakhs of hectare of crop at Kohali, Savandri, Mohopa, Khairi Harji, Uparwahi, Lonara, Ghogali, Ghorad, Khapri, Ubali, Linga, Ladai, Dahegaon Shelu, Kalambi, Dahegaon, Kohali, Savadri, Mohopa, Lohgad, among other areas.
In Katol and Narkhed talukas, crop loss was also reported due to hailstorm and heavy rains.Wheat, Gram, veg- etables, cotton, orange, sweet lemon and other fruit crop loss were reported in Kalmeshwar, Nagpur, Katol and Narkhed talukas due to hailstorm.