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Heavy rains, hailstorms lash Nashik district

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Heavy untimely rains accompanied by hailstorms lashed Nashik district last evening, causing further damage to various crops and vegetables, reports reaching
RainfallNashik: Heavy untimely rains accompanied by hailstorms lashed Nashik district last evening, causing further damage to various crops and vegetables, reports reaching here said on friday.

Crops and vegetables like grape, onion, wheat, pomegranate, tomato and green pea in Nashik, Kalwan, Chandvad, Devla, Malegaon, Sinnar and Niphad tehsil towns were affected in the latest round of unseasonal rains and hailstorms.

Ten people have died so far in rain-related incidents in the North Maharashtra district, which is facing the wrath of the twin natural occurrences since the beginning this month, official sources said.

Livestocks and cattle have also perished, while several houses have suffered damage.

Rain and hailstorm affected normal life in the city last evening.

A Cental team arrived here yesterday to assess damage and visited the adjoining Dhule district, they said.

PTI

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