Continuous heavy downpours and hailstorm damaged standing wheat crop.

ABBOTTABAD -- The ongoing series of heavy rains coupled with thunder and hailstorm in district Abbottabad and Mansehra districts Friday has started damaging the standing wheat crops which are ready to harvest.

Heavy rain and thunderstorms are causing farmers to suffer huge losses worth millions of rupees.

According to details, the continuous rainfall has led to the destruction of standing wheat crops in both districts of the Hazara division, resulting in significant financial losses for the farmers.

Farmers spend millions of rupees on wheat seeds, fertilizers, labour, and medicines during the period of cultivation, and the untimely rains have raised concerns about the damage to the standing crop.


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