Hail damage has been spotty across Saskatchewan this summer with the southern grainbelt receiving more crop damage from hail than the north:
Canadian Crop Hail Association chair Rick Omelchenko says hail claims were on the rise in July and are now about normal for this year.
He says the frequency of storms is less but the severity is worse:
“I know there is some big stuff north of Saskatoon,” said Omelchenko. “We’re seeing stuff in the Waldheim area. In the Outlook area, there are some 100-percents.”
Omelchenko says there have been hail storms north of Saskatoon but the southern grainbelt has been the worst hit.