Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Another hailstorm hits eastern Georgia, destroying fruits and crops in five villages

TBILISI, DFWatch–A strong hailstorm hit Georgia’s eastern Kakheti region Monday, almost completely destroying fruits and crops in five villages.

Giorgi Sibashvili, former Deputy Governor of Kakheti, told Interpressnews that hail has destroyed agricultural lands in the village Vejini, close to Gurjaani. The hailstorm lasted just a few minutes, he said.

The storm was followed by strong rain which damaged the roads in the village.