Hailstorm Smashes Portions Of UP, Causing Crop Damage

Hailstorms and rainstorms pummeled various portions of northern India on Sunday, causing damage to crops in several states. These storms were caused by extreme weather. According to the India Meteorological Department, hailstorms made their appearance in several locations, including the states of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Madhya Pradesh, amongst others.

There are further videos that have been shared on social media platforms that show hailstorms occurring in the Upper Peninsula. The news agency PTI is responsible for the distribution of one of these movies, which shows a hailstorm that occurs in Ghaziabad while it is raining heavily.

During this period, Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, provided an order to the officials, instructing them to evaluate the damage that had been done to the crops. The authorities have reportedly been given the direction to transfer the compensation sum into the accounts of the farmers who have been affected within twenty-four hours, as reported by the PTI. Since the late hours of Friday night, the state has been witnessing hailstorms and severe winds. There are as many as 7,020 farmers from fifty various districts who have filed a demand for compensation for the injury that they have suffered as of the second of March 2016.

On Sunday, rain fell in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, west Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and Odisha. Other states that received precipitation included. Affected areas included West Rajasthan as well. There were reports that snowfall took place in the high region that included Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand. This snowfall was said to have caused avalanches and the closure of roads.

The state of Himachal Pradesh has experienced avalanches and landslides, which have resulted in damage to residences and roadways.

Because of the heavy snow and rainfall that has taken place over the previous two days, there have been more than half a dozen avalanches and landslides that have taken place in different districts of Himachal Pradesh. In the state of the hills, there are a total of 652 roads that are closed to automotive traffic. Among these roads are five national highways.

A combination of precipitation, including snow, rain, and lightning, caused damage to three homes. Lahaul was the location of one of the houses, while Spiti, Solan, and Sirmaur represented the locations of the other two houses. There has been a disruption in the delivery of essential items such as milk, bread, vegetables, and newspapers in upper Shimla, which has led life to being thrown out of gear throughout the state. This disruption has caused the state to be in a state of chaos. According to the information provided by the weather agency, Rohtang has received the biggest quantity of snowfall in the state over the last twenty-four hours, which measures 150 centimeters.

Jammu & Kashmir is the location of a house collapse that resulted in the deaths of three persons.

As a result of a landslide that occurred in Jammu and Kashmir, the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, which is 270 kilometers in length and connects the Union Territory with the rest of the country, has been closed for the second day in a row. As part of its efforts to restore vehicular traffic, the National Highway Authority of India has upped the amount of effort that it has put forth.

A mother and her three daughters, ranging in age from two to five years old, were killed when their home in Reasi collapsed. The ages of the girls ranged from two to five years old. Various locations in Jammu and Kashmir experienced moderate to severe downpours as a result of the rain. It was determined that two senior members of the household had sustained injuries and were transported to a hospital for medical attention. Several hailstorms and strong winds that occurred in different parts of Jammu caused damage to a large number of buildings, including residential ones. These hailstorms and winds caused damage to a large number of structures.

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