A strong hailstorm hit many parts of Manipur on Thursday night leaving a trail of destruction, mostly in the four valley districts.

The hailstorm struck at 7.30 p.m. and lasted till 10.30 p.m. Vast areas of vegetables and fruit-bearing trees were destroyed.

The strong wind also blew away roofs of houses. Reports said some houses were razed to the ground. There is no report of any casualty.