Maharashtra: Unseasonal rains lash Nashik, crops massively damaged

DN Bureau

Farmers suffered losses after unseasonal rains hit the Nashik district on Monday. Many crops suffered massive damages. Read further on Dynamite News:

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Nashik: Farmers suffered losses after unseasonal rain hit the Nashik district of Maharashtra on Monday. Chandori, Saikheda, Odha, Mohadi villages of Niphad division of taluka received unseasonal rains along with strong wind yesterday evening. 

Crops like wheat, gram, maize, banana, and tomato suffered massive damage according to reports.

The sky remained cloudy the entire day, while strong winds started blowing in the evening, leading to disruption in the power supply in the area. Heavy showers accompanied by strong winds, thunder and lightning started after midnight on Monday, while some areas witnessed rains accompanied by hailstorm, according to reports.

Traffic in the area was also affected after branches of trees fell on the road due to the powerful winds.

The India Meteorological Department has forecast severe weather alerts for Maharashtra for the next two days with light/moderate thunderstorms with lightning, rains and gusty winds with varied intensity. (with ANI inputs)

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