Heavy rainfall aoocompanied by strong wind hit some parts of Meghalaya including East Khasi Hills district on Wednesday.
Crops have been badly damaged by hailstones especially fields cultivating vegetables like potato.
It was reported that a number of villages in East Khasi Hills district especially agricultural fields have been affected by the hailstones.
Signs of inclement weather started showing in the afternoon with thick dust and dark clouds accompanied by thunderstorm hovering over before heavy rain and hailstones hit.
Agricultural fields have been flooded with hailstones and crops have been badly damaged.