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Hailstorm lashes Punjab, CM Amarinder Singh orders crop loss assessment

February 08, 2019 10:01 am

In Punjab, rainfall occurred in Mohali, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Patiala, Gurdaspur, Pathankot and Jalandhar. Chandigarh witnessed heavy showers during the day. Hailstorm was also reported in some areas of Punjab, including Chandigarh.

Hailstorm wraps Delhi-NCR streets in white, brings traffic to standstill

February 08, 2019 10:22 am

The minimum temperature, however, was recorded at 15 degrees Celsius, six degrees above normal.

Hailstorm, heavy rainfall hit parts of Noida

February 08, 2019 8:19 am

The meteorological department had predicted thundershowers along with hail in the national capital.

Punjab: Hailstorm damages crops on 3,150 acres in Sangrur

January 25, 2019 7:45 am

Water is yet to drain out of the fields and the exact damage can be accessed only in another 3-4 days, said Baldev Singh, chief agriculture officer, Sangrur.

Farmers in Maharashtra told to take precautions against hailstorm likely between Feb 10 and 13

February 11, 2018 4:32 am

The farm produce should be parked within enclosures or provided full covers to avoid damage, the advisory read. The districts where precautionary measures are necessary include Gadchiroli, Gondia, Bhandara, Chandrapur, Latur, Amravati and Yavatmal.

Maharashtra: Shifting weather pattern plays spoilsport; farmers’ efforts fail to bear fruit

May 21, 2015 3:27 am

Maharashtra’s horticulturists have had a good run since the 1990s when subsidies under the Employment Guarantee Scheme were offered to small and marginal farmers.

BJP MP amuses all by asking govt to work on ways to control hailstorm

May 06, 2015 4:52 pm

A BJP MP in Lok Sabha on Wednesday left other members amused by asking the govt to work on steps to "control" hailstorm.

40 pc crop destroyed, onion prices may shoot up again

April 24, 2014 12:30 am

Last year’s price rise, officials pointed out, had resulted in a substantial increase in the onion producing areas of the state.

Heavy rains lash Thane talukas; hailstorm damages paddy

April 21, 2014 12:43 pm

The bad weather on Sunday evening also affected weekend electioneering by candidates of several parties.

No aid yet, hailstorm-hit villages may shift loyalties

April 09, 2014 9:15 am

Panade was stopped by other farmers in his village before he could consume the fatal mix of klinol phenyl and alcohol.


Heavy snowfall and hailstorm disrupt daily life in north India

March 16, 2015 4:46 pm

Heavy rains and hailstorms in many parts of the country has increased worries of farmers whose crops are almost ready for the harvest. CMs of Rajasthan, UP, Punjab and Haryana have already addressed the issue.

Hailstorm batters northern Maharashtra

December 13, 2014 10:16 am

Heavy rain accompanied by hailstorm hit Niphad and Chandwad areas of Nashik district in northern Maharashtra.