Heavy rain and extreme hailstorm hit a number of areas of Madhya Pradesh at present, whitewashing a number of areas with hail and inflicting harm to crops.
Continuous hailstorm, which lasted for round half-hour, whitewashed the roads, similar to after a snowfall within the hilly areas of Jammu and Kashmir, and Shimla.
The extreme hailstorm additionally triggered harm to crops that have been to be harvested in villages of the Bajaag growth block in Madhya Pradesh’s Dindori.
The Shahdol-Pandaria state freeway was lined with hail as huge as the scale of a plum, affecting the motion of visitors. Farmlands adjoining to the state freeway have been lined with hail. Several areas in Madhya Pradesh’s Khargone additionally witness heavy hailstorms that triggered harm to crops. In Jhirniya and Bhagwanpura tehsil of Khargone, unseasonal rain triggered enormous harm to the produce.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) yesterday mentioned unseasonal rains and hail are anticipated within the subsequent few days as a result of western disturbances. The climate division additionally suggested farmers in Punjab, Haryana, and Madhya Pradesh to postpone harvesting wheat and different rabi crops.
In Delhi, heavy rail and hailstorms have been witnessed over the weekend, inflicting large jams and waterlogging in a number of areas. Unseasonal rains have hit components of Gujarat. The Chief Minister of Gujarat chaired a evaluation assembly to evaluate the state of affairs of crop loss.
With Inputs from PTI