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LATE RAINS HELP RECOVER LOST GROUND BECAUSE OF DRY AUGUST

 

  • A well-marked low-pressure area has been created over north Odisha and Chhattisgarh and in next 24 hours it will start moving towards Madhya Pradesh and hit South-western Gujarat. Currently there is heavy rains over Odisha and Chhattisgarh for 2 days and will gradually decrease. Good for paddy crops.
  • A western disturbance has been predicted to hit over the Himalayas which will bring moderate rains to Jammu Kashmir, Punjab, Gilgit Baltistan, Muzzafarabad, Ladakh and Uttarakhand in the upcoming days.
  • For next 3-4 days, moderate rains will occur over West and Central Uttar Pradesh on the districts like Moradabad, Shamli, Amroha, Budan, Lakhimpur kheri, Hardoi etc, whereas less rains will be there over Eastern Uttar Pradesh. Good for standing paddy crops.
  • Heavy rains are predicted over Southeastern Rajasthan like Barmer, Sawai Madhopur, Dausa, Jodhpur, Churu, Ganganagar, Hanumangarh, Pali, Tonk, Jalore etc. for next 3 days. Very Helpful for Pulses and Guar crop in Rajasthan.
  • After 2-3 days, light to moderate rain will occur in Gujarat distrcts like Sabarkantha, Banaskantha, Mahesana Ahmedabad and LPA will hit Southern Gujarat creating heavy rains over Valsad, Dang, Tapi, Narmada, Amreli, Surat, Vadodara etc. and these rains will sustain for next 5- 6 days. Cotton harvest to be done after clear harvest.
  • Since it is the time of harvesting, and the farmers are advised to withhold their harvesting for upcoming 7 days. Although these rains will not benefit the ongoing Kharif crops, good soil moisture is very helpful for the upcoming Rabi Crops.
  • There will be light to moderate rain in Eastern Madhya Pradesh whereas heavy rains will occur over Western Madhya Pradesh districts like Neemuch, Guna, Ratlam, Thar, Khandwa, Dewas, Betul, Hoshangabad for upcoming 4- 5 days. Soybean harvest needs to wait for clear weather.
  • Moderate to heavy rain will occur over Nagpur, Nandurbar, Amaravati, Dhule, Jalna, Jalgaon, Washim, Pune and adjoining districts for next 5-6 days.
  • Light to moderate rain will be there over Kerala, Rayalseema, Coastal Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and South Interior Karnataka.

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