Over 100 houses damaged as hailstorm hits Netrakona

BSS

9th March, 2021 07:07:04 printer

Over 100 houses damaged as hailstorm hits Netrakona

Over 100 houses were damaged when heavy rains accompanied by hailstorm and gusty wind hit Netrakona Sadar upazila  in the early hours of .

Based on preliminary reports received from storm-hit areas, Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Netrakona Kazi Mohammad Abdur Rahman told journalists that the hailstorm, which lasted for about fifteen minutes, damaged over hundred kutcha and tin-shed houses in the upazila. Standing crops and vegetables in
the fields were also damaged by the storm, he added.

“We are working to get a complete picture of the losses caused by the natural calamity,” the DC said, adding storm affected people will be given financial assistance from the government.


Top