Fresh cloudburst in Jammu region damages crops, buildings

During the past fortnight, cloudbursts have been hitting areas in Jammu and Kashmir with an alarming frequency

Jammu: In a cloudburst that occurred early on Monday morning in Ramban district of Jammu region, a number of buildings were damaged and it also caused damage to the crops. During the past fortnight, cloudbursts have been hitting areas in Jammu and Kashmir with an alarming frequency A senior official said that a cloudburst occurred around 3.30 am on More...

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