Due to the impact of the cyclone, there was rain and hailstorm at many places in North Chhattisgarh after Friday. It rained heavily on Saturday night at several places in Surguja district including the divisional headquarters Ambikapur. At the same time, it was cloudy all day on Saturday. It rained in Ramanujganj, Balrampur and Tatapani areas of Balrampur district on Saturday.
Damage to tomato crop due to hail
Hail has also occurred at some places in Tatapani area. It rained in Lundra and Batauli areas of Surguja district on Saturday afternoon and hail fell at many places. This area is a major vegetable producing area of the district. Tomatoes and other vegetables have been damaged due to hail.
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death of a young man
In Manpur under Batauli police station of Surguja, on Saturday afternoon, a young man who went towards the farm outside the village died due to lightning. He had gone to work in the field, during which it started raining. The young man was standing under a mango tree to avoid getting wet in the rain. During this, lightning struck the mango tree, in which it was completely scorched and died on the spot. The police have said that the post-mortem of the youth will be done on Sunday.
Report- Rohit Burman
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