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Over 100 houses damaged in Netrakona hailstorm

  • Published at 09:01 pm March 9th, 2021
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Crops were also damaged

Over a hundred houses were damaged when heavy rains accompanied by hailstorm and gusty wind hit Netrakona’s Sadar upazila in the early hours of Tuesday.

Based on preliminary reports received from storm-hit areas, Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Netrakona Kazi Mohammad Abdur Rahman told BSS that the hailstorm, which lasted for about fifteen minutes, damaged over a hundred mud and tin-shed houses in the upazila. 

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 that storm affected people will be given financial assistance from the government.