Property worth millions was destroyed by the strong winds in Dhading on Thursday night.

Windstorm coupled with rain blew away rooftops of houses and damaged crops, fruits, and vegetables.

According to Nepal Red Cross Society's Dhading Chair, Narayan Timilsina, the heavy wind blew away roofs of 10 houses in Wards 6 and 7 of Benighat Rorang Rural Municipality, rooftops of 12 houses in Gajuri Rural Municipality, and rooftops of six houses in Nilkantha Municipality's Wards 2 and 4.

Timilsina said the storm had caused damage to many villages and towns, and that he had been receiving calls from people and people's representatives seeking help.

Furthermore, the storm has damaged orange, litchi, and peach trees.

A version of this article appears in the print on April 17, 2021, of The Himalayan Times.