Anantnag, Apr 20: Incessant rains and strong winds uprooted trees were at many orchards across south Kashmir including Shangus, Matan, Bijbehara and Kokernag areas.
Over a dozen houses were partially damaged due to strong winds at Shangus, while shops were also damaged at Wangam, Zalangam, Sagam and Hangulgund areas of Kokernag.
Reports of road blockade due to incessant rainfall coupled with strong winds have been coming in from south Kashmir. Shangus-Brah Ranipora Mattan road and Achabal Kokernag road has been blocked, reports said.
Earlier, on Thursday hailstorm wreaked havoc across Kulgam and Shopian districts resulting into damages to orchards in the twin districts.
Similar reports of damage to orchards have been pouring in from Bijbehara area of south Kashmir and other districts.