Dehra Dun, adjoining areas hit by hailstorm
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Last Updated: Sunday, April 17, 2011, 19:56
  
Dehra Dun: Dehra Dun and its adjoining areas were on Sunday hit by hailstorm, causing damage to litchi and mango crops.

Dehra Dun, Mussoorie and some other adjoining areas experienced hailstorm for about 15-20 minutes this evening that also brought down the temperature by 5 to 6 degrees, MeT officials said.

The day's temperature, which was around 29 deg C fell to 23 deg C after the hailstorm, it said.

Reports suggested hailstorm damaged the crops of litchi and mango severely.

Other parts of Uttarakhand also received light to moderate rainfall, bringing mercury down.

PTI


First Published: Sunday, April 17, 2011, 19:56


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