Weather Based Agro Advisory


  • Advisory for Soybean Farmers for the period 22-31 August 2016
  • Monsoon Watch

    • Yesterday, southwest monsoon was vigorous over Punjab & Coastal Andhra Pradesh and active over Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, East Rajasthan, Saurashtra & Kutch, Marathawada and Telangana.
    • Heavy to very heavy rain occurred at isolated places over Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim and heavy over Arunachal Pradesh and Konkan & Goa during past 24 hours ending at 0830 hours IST of today.
    • The images showing the latest satellite picture in figure. 1.

    Main Weather Observations

    • Rain occurred at most places over Jammu & Kashmir, East Rajasthan, Konkan & Goa and Coastal Karnataka; at many places over Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Nagaland , Mizoram, Manipur & Tripura, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Kerala; at a few places over Punjab, West Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat region, Marathwada, Telangana, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha, North Interior Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, East Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Maharashtra, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, South Interior Karnataka, Lakshadweep and Rayalaseema.
    • On 29.08.2016: Minimum temperatures are appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at isolated places over Uttar Pradesh; above normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at most places over Jharkhand and Gangetic West Bengal; at many places over Uttarakhand, Vidarbha and Bihar; at a few places over East Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Marathwada; at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Maharashtra, Telangana, Sub Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, Assam & Meghalaya, Odisha, Rayalaseema and Tamilnadu. They are below normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at isolated places over West Rajasthan and Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi and near normal over rest of the country.
    • On 28.08.2016: Maximum temperatures were appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at most places over Bihar and Jharkhand; at many places over Uttarakhand, East Uttar Pradesh, Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, East Madhya Pradesh, Vidharbha and northeastern states and at a few places over Himachal Pradesh, Gangetic west Bengal, Odisha and West Madhya Pradesh; above normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at most places over Chhattisgarh, Marathwada, Telangana, Kerala and Andaman & Nicobar Islands; at many places over Punjab and West Uttar Pradesh; at a few places over Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi and Tamilnadu and at isolated places over Madhya Maharashtra and Gujarat Region. They were markedly below normal (5.0 or less) at many places over Jammu & Kashmir; appreciably below normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at a few places over West Rajasthan; below normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at many places over East Rajasthan, Konkan & Goa and Coastal Karnataka and near normal over rest of the country.

    Weather Warning during next 5 days

    • 29 August (Day 1): Heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rayalaseema, North Interior Karnataka, Kerala and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
    • 30 August (Day 2): Heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, East Rajasthan, Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, North Interior Karnataka and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
    • 31 August (Day 3): Heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam & Meghalaya; heavy at isolated places over Coastal Andhra Pradesh.
    • 01 September (Day 4): Heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Assam & Meghalaya; heavy at isolated places over Bihar, Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh.
    • 02 September (Day 5): Heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Bihar, Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh.
    • The weather outlook for the period of seven days i.e. 29 August to 05 September 2016 forecasted (Provided by Real-Time Weather Forecasts from NOAA/NCEP collected from http://monsoondata.org/wx2/) rain/thundershower would occur over east and northeast India, along west coast, Andaman & Nicobar Islands central and Peninsular India. (Fig. 2).  

     

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Agricultural activities
West Bengal
Weather condition:
       Light rainfall received in West Bengal state during past few days. Maximum temperature ranged between 27.0 to 34.0 °C and minimum temperature ranged between 23.4 to 27.0 °C.
Contingency measures:

  • Aman Rice: First weeding should be done at 3 weeks after transplanting and second weeding at 6 weeks after transplanting. Apply 4.5 kg Urea / bigha as 1st top dressing after 1st weeding, drained out the stagnant water from the field before apply Urea. Next day the filed should be filled, keep 5-7cm water at the time of tillering.
  • Yam: Due to cloudy weather and high humidity, fungal collar-rot may be seen. Keep the field weed-free and clean. Apply Carbendazim (2 gm) and Thiram (2 gm) together per lit of water. Do not allow water stagnation.



(Source:Email: pc-agromet@crida.in, CRIDA, Hyderabad )

Updated on 29-08-2016 05:35 PM

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