hailstorm News

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

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

Hailstorm lashes Punjab, CM Amarinder Singh orders crop loss assessment

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, heavy rainfall hit parts of Noida

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

No aid yet, hailstorm-hit villages may shift loyalties

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

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Heavy snowfall and hailstorm disrupt daily life in north India

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

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