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Posts published in “Day: April 21, 2020”

Hailstorm wreaks havoc in Maweit area

HP NEWS SERVICE Nongstoiñ, Apr 20: A severe hailstorm in the wee hours today has ravaged eight villages in the Maweit area under West Khasi Hills district. Residents of the area informed that the hailstorm which struck the area at around 1:30 am today was accompanied by a thunderstorm with gale force winds. “The hailstones were so big that roofing sheets of many houses were riddled with holes,” some of the residents said today. Thankfully in spite of the massive damage caused to the houses, nobody was hurt as residents of the area rushed to find whatever shelter they could…