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Rain-hit farmers in Manipur face staggering losses

Farmers in some northeastern states are suffering as the torrential rain and hailstorm in the past four days have destroyed crops, causing them staggering losses.

2 killed in Manipur rains

 Two people were killed due to torrential rains in Manipur, police said on Friday.

China tornado, hailstorm toll rises to 99, at least 840 injured

China tornado, hailstorm toll rises to 99, at least 840 injured

The death toll from a fierce tornado and hailstorm in China`s Jiangsu province rose to 99, with 846 others injured, officials said on Sunday.

Heatwave grips east, central and peninsular India; many dead in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh due to cyclone, hailstorm

Heatwave grips east, central and peninsular India; many dead in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh due to cyclone, hailstorm

As heat wave conditions continued unabated in many parts of India, seven more people died in Odisha and Telangana due to sunstroke whereas Assam and Arunachal Pradesh were hit by a sever cyclone followed by hailstorms on Friday.

Hundreds of houses, 20 govt buildings destroyed in squall in Mizoram

Creating a havoc across the state for past several days, pre-monsoon rains, accompanied by squall and hailstorm have destroyed hundreds of private houses and 20 government buildings in Mizoram, state disaster management officials said on Sunday.

Houses damaged by massive hailstorm in Mizoram

Except for ten houses, all the houses in Mizoram-Myanmar border Lungphunlian hamlet, which had 78 houses were heavily damaged by massive hailstorm that hit the north eastern parts of the state last evening.

Rahul Gandhi raises issue of farmers hit by rains; govt assures help

Hours after Rahul Gandhi sought urgent steps to help farmers hit by rains and hailstorm, the government on Monday assured necessary action after getting reports from the affected states.

DNA: White emergency in US due to snowzilla; heavy snowfall hits China

Incredible cold has caused the declaration of white emergency in USA and China. Temperatures have fallen far below 0 degrees in China, schools have been closed and travelling on roads have also been restricted.

Hailstorm damages crops in Jharkhand

Jharkhand's farmers, facing a drought situation, suffered another setback as a hailstorm on Thursday and Friday hit their vegetable and standing crops.

Higher compensation to those affected by hailstrom: Agri Min

The Agriculture Ministry today said higher compensation announced by the Prime Minister will be provided to farmers in those states where rabi crops were affected by recent hailstorms.

Govt should incentivise farmers for drying grains: Swaminathan

Government should give incentive to farmers for drying the grains affected by unseasonal rainfall and hailstorm, eminent agri scientist M S Swaminathan said on Saturday.

Modi govt pro-poor, farmers interests will be protected: Paswan

A delegation led by Union Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday took stock of crops damaged in Haryana by untimely rains and hailstorm.