Radio service disrupted after lightning strike

Bhimduttanagar, March 15: The regular transmission service of Prabhu FM based at Jhalari in Kanchanpur district has been disrupted after the lightning struck the radio. The transmission of the Prabhu FM was affected following the damage in its electronic devices from the lightning.

Likewise, two computers of Pahichan Khabar Daily, a local paper being published from Jhalari, were damaged from the lightning, Arjun Singh, a journalist of the newspaper said.Similarly, electricity service in some parts of the rural areas in the district is also affected, it is said.

Meanwhile, the hailstone coupled with rainfall occurred in the area has caused massive damages to crops including vegetables, mustard plants, wheat and musuro pulse, Senior Agricultural Development Officer of Kanchanpur Tikaram Thapa said.