Heavy rains in Nashik damage crops, veggies cost dear

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Heavy rains in Nashik damage crops
Nashik, Nov 27:  Unseasonal rains accompanied with lighting and thunder lashed Nashik district affecting crops and washing away hopes of a good harvest by farmers.

The rains on Tuesday evening lasted for an hour at Niphad, Igatpuri, Sinnar, Chandvad and Trimbakeshwar tehsil towns, according to reports reaching headquarters here on Wednesday.

Besides Nashik city, several villages including Cehadi, Vadgaon, Pingla, Vinchur Dalvi, Chincholi, Shinde, Vadali bhoi also experienced showers. The heavy rains have hit crops of grape, onion, tomato and wheat, the report added.

In addition to this, prices of vegetables in the city also touched sky high as most of the crop was damaged.


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