Bhutan - Storm damages at least 87 acres of crops in Sarpang

The wind and hailstorm that struck in two gewogs of Shompangkha and Gakidling Sarpang blew away roofs of six houses and twelve poultry sheds.

Among the crops, the storm damaged 8,907 fruit bearing areca nut trees, 9,939 flowering orange trees and 3,757 banana trees. About 174 litchi trees, 64 mango trees, 31 guava trees and 132 papaya tree were also damaged.