Weather Based Agro Advisory


  • Monsoon Watch

    • The Northern Limit of Monsoon (NLM) continues to pass through Lat. 21.0°N/ Long. 60.0°E, Lat. 21.0°N/ Long.65.0°E, Veraval, Surat, Ratlam, Jhansi, Lucknow, Pantnagar, Dehradun, Una and Jammu.
    • The conditions are becoming favourable for further advance of Southwest Monsoon into some more parts of north Arabian Sea and Gujarat state, remaining parts of West Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and most parts of Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Punjab and East Rajasthan during next 3-4 days.
    • Heavy to very heavy rain occurred at a few places over Konkan & Goa with isolated extremely heavy falls, Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim; isolated heavy rain over Assam & Meghalaya and Karnataka.
    • The images showing the latest satellite picture in figure. 1.

    Heat Wave Watch

    • No heat wave observed over the country.

    Thunderstorm Watch

    • Thunderstorm observed at isolated places over West Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Saurashtra & Kutch, Bihar, West Bengal & Sikkim, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Vidarbha, Odisha, Assam & Meghalaya, Telangana, Konkan & Goa and Coastal Andhra Pradesh between 0830 hours IST of yesterday to 0830 hours IST of today.

    Main Weather Observations

    • Rain/ snow occurred at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir. Rain occurred at most places over Konkan & Goa, Coastal Karnataka, Kerala, Lakshadweep, Assam & Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Andaman & Nicobar Islands; at many places over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, West Bengal & Sikkim, Odisha, West Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Interior Karnataka & Tamilnadu; at a few places over East Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, East Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Maharashtra, Vidarbha, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat state and East Rajasthan and at isolated places over Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi.
    • On 24.06.2016: Minimum temperature are appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at a few places over West Rajasthan; above normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at most places over Uttarakhand; at many places over Gangetic West Bengal; at a few places over Punjab, north Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha & Gujarat region and at isolated places over Odisha. They are appreciably below normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh and Assam & Meghalaya; below normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at a few places East Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh & Tamilnadu and isolated places over south Madhya Pradesh, South Interior Karnataka, Telangana and Kerala and near normal over rest of the country.
    • On 23.06.2016: Maximum temperatures were appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at many places over Chhattisgarh and Telangana; at a few places over Odisha and at isolated places over Gangetic West Bengal and Vidarbha; above normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at many places over West Rajasthan, Saurashtra & Kutch and at isolated places over Gujarat region, West Madhya Pradesh, rest Gangetic West Bengal, rest Odisha and Madhya Maharashtra. They were markedly below normal (5.1 or below) at isolated places over Tamilnadu; appreciably below normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at isolated places over East Uttar Pradesh, Coastal Karnataka and South Interior Karnataka; below normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at many places over Assam & Meghalaya and Rayalaseema; at a few places over Punjab, Jharkhand and rest Tamilnadu and isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, West Uttar Pradesh, East Madhya Pradesh and Konkan & Goa.
    • The highest maximum temperature of 43.3°C recorded at Churu, Bikaner & Jaisalmer (West Rajasthan) in the country.

    Weather Warning during next 5 days 

    • 24 June (Day 1): No heat wave warning. Heavy to very heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Assam & Meghalaya, Konkan & Goa and Coastal Karnataka. Heavy at isolated places over East Uttar Pradesh, East Madhya Pradesh, south Chhattisgarh, north Bihar, Telangana & Kerala. Thunderstorm accompanied with squall very likely at isolated places over West Uttar Pradesh & East Rajasthan.
    • 25 June (Day 2): No heat wave warning. Heavy to very heavy rain very likely at a few places over Konkan & Goa and at isolated places over Coastal Karnataka .Heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Assam & Meghalaya, Telangana and Kerala.
    • 26 June (Day 3): No heat wave warning. Heavy to very rain very likely at a few places with extremely heavy falls at isolated places over Konkan & Goa; heavy rain very likely at isolated places over south Gujarat and Coastal Karnataka.
    • 27 June (Day 4): No heat wave warning. Heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Chhattisgarh and Konkan & Goa.
    • 28 June (Day 5): No heat wave warning. Heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Chhattisgarh, Konkan & Goa and Coastal Karnataka.
    • The weather outlook for the period of seven days i.e. 24  June to 01 July 2016 forecasted (Provided by Real-Time Weather Forecasts from NOAA/NCEP collected from http://monsoondata.org/wx2/) rain/thundershower would occur over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal & Sikkim, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Vidarbha, Marathwada, Madhya Maharashtra, Telangana, North Interior Karnataka, Rayalaseema and Tamilnadu, west coast peninsular India, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and North Eastern States. (Fig. 2).
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Agricultural activities
Uttar Pradesh
Weather condition:  
               Light rain was received in Western Uttar Pradesh state during past few days. Maximum and minimum temperatures are above normal by 2.0 to 3.0 °C.
Contingency measure:

  • Farmers are advised that, paddy transplanting should be start medium duration rice varieties such as Narendra dhan -359, Malviya dhan-36, Narendra dhan -2064, Narendra dhan -2026, or Hybrid varieties as Arize -6444, 6201, PHB-71, KRH-2 , PRH-10 and JKRH-401 etc. If seedlings are available 10 to 15 cm high or 2-3 leaves and raising of nursery should be completed during this week by short duration varieties as Govind, Manhar, Narandra-80, NDR-97,Pant-12, IR-50, Ashwani, Shakat -4, and Baranideep . Seed should be treated with Streptocycline 4.0 g with 45 lt. water for 35 kg seed soaking for the control of Bacterial blight. Treated seed should always be used for the purpose.
  • Maize: Sowing of late ripening varieties such as Hybrid Ganga-11, Sartaj, HQPM-5, Pro-316, Bio-9681, Y-1402, HQPM-8 and Composite varieties Prabhat and Pusa-2 should be sown with 18-20 kg/ha treated seed.
  • Sorghum: Sowing of composite varieties like Varsa, SPV-1388, and Vijeta and hybrid varieties as CSH-1813 and CSH-23 by 10-12 kg/ha composite and 7-8 kg/ha hybrid treated seed in sloppy field.
  • Brinjal / Chilies: Pick up mature fruits on standing crop and drain out excess water. Nursery should be raised and transplanting should be taken up.
  • Leafy Vegetable: Cutting, marketing and drain out excess water. MP Chari / Mucchari /Pearl-millet:Cutting should be done at knee height. Sowing of SSG-988-898, PC-23, SSG-59 -3 and MP chari @ 30-40 kg seeds /ha. Sowing should be taken up of Pearl-millet varieties such as Raj-171, L-72 and L-74 done for mixed cropping.
  • Animal: Bathing should be taken up at morning and evening before milking. Drinking water should be given thrice a day. Balanced diet should be given for milch animal and Vaccinate if need concerned near Veterinary hospital. Used fresh green fodder for feeding.


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

Updated on 25-06-2016 05:35 PM

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