India - November snowfall devoured orchards in Kashmir

72-year-old Ghulam Mohammad of Pahnoo, Shopian, while supervising the pruning of his damaged orchard could not recall if he had ever seen such a devastation in November that he saw this year due to early snowfall. For Mohammad and thousands of other apple growers in Kashmir southern villages, the year 2018 was like a “monster that devoured the orchards sprawling over thousands of hectares”.