Heavy hail hits Bolnisi municipality, Kvemo Kartli region

  • Agricultural land plots have been damaged and several trees have been downed. Photo: Bolnisi municipality City Hall/facebook.

Agenda.ge, 28 Jul 2020 - 13:45, Tbilisi,Georgia

Heavy hail has hit 10 villages in Bolnisi municipality in Georgia’s eastern Kvemo Kartli region.

Agricultural land plots have been damaged and several trees have been downed.

Vice Mayor of Bolnisi municipality Buba Gobejishvili said that losses will be assessed today and the residents of the municipality will receive compensation for the hail damage.

A calculation of the total losses is underway in Bolnisi municipality. Photo: Bolnisi Municipality City Hall/Facebook.

Houses were not severely damaged. Wind and heavy hail have damaged agricultural land plots and several trees. A calculation of the total losses is underway”, said Gobejishvili.

In the middle of June 2020, Georgia’s eastern Telavi and Sighnagi municipalities (Kakheti region) were also hit by heavy hail.

High winds took off roofs of over 20 houses in the village of Kondoli in Telavi municipality.

Vineyards, wheat fields, and watermelon orchards were damaged in the villages of Sighnagi region by heavy hail on June 22.

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