Roshan Kashmir Web Desk
Srinagar, Oct, 22: It is the first snowfall of October in Kashmir that took place on Saturday and caused damage to the mainstay of the Valley economy – especially to horticulture and crops as harvesting season was on peak in valley.
Orchadists said as the apple orchards are their only source for livelihood. A tree takes two decades to mature and the snowfall has ruined our hard work of years.’’
Another orchadist said that he has lost of apple trees and the turnover he would receive from these apple trees.
Farmers of the valley being engage from past two days in fields to complete harvest session but climatic condtions turn their fields in ponds.