Last year around 69,000 shots were made from anti-hail stations, as 'Armenian State Hydrometeorological and Monitoring Service" SNCO Director Levon Vardanyan said at the weekly consultation held at Ministry for Emergency States on 11 July. He mentioned despite these measures the heavy rain and hail caused much damage on 10 July especially in Aragatsotn and Armavir Region. The highest class (fourth) hailing process has been recorded. In Armavir Region 21 communities were damaged, out of which 15 communities were in non-protected zone. According to the director, many buildings were damaged by the strong winds and the extent of caused damage is being specified now.
15:44 July 11, 2016