Windstorm, rain damage houses, orchards in north Kashmir


A windstorm followed by heavy rains on Wednesday late evening uprooted trees and caused extensive damage to scores of residential houses in north Kashmir’s Sopore town of Baramulla district.

Windstorm, rain damage houses, orchards in north Kashmir.

Reports said that dozens of houses, cowsheds, apple orchards, electric poles and Standing crops were damaged and a number of tress were uprooted as incessant rains with windstorm lashed north Kashmir.

Following the windstorm,  power supply in parts of north Kashmir has also been snapped due to the breaking of poles and cables.

They said that strong winds also caused damage to many residential houses at Model town, Shangar Gund, Brath Kalan, Arampora, Bohripora, Seelo and Syedpora Zaingeer.

However, there was no report of any loss of life or injuries to anybody.


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