Last Updated: Monday, October 26, 2015

Bhutan hailstorm affects 60 households in Punakha

Hailstorm in Punakha area of Bhutan has affected nearly 60 household and destroyed more than 80 acres of paddy field.

According to the ongoing crop damage assessment report, hailstorm caused destruction in Goenshari, Shengana, Kabisa and Chubu gewogs.

The hailstorm occurred between around 5:30pm following a heavy rainfall and lasted for about 10 minutes, Bhutan's National Newspaper, Kuensel, reported.