Weather Based Agro Advisory

Daily Rainfall Situation

  • Advisory for Kharif 2014 (21 - 27 July 2014)
  • Details of action taken by KVKs in Zone V to help the farmers in monsoon preparedness and contingency crop planning

  • Seed and Planting Material Zone I
  • Seed and Planting Material Zone II
  • Seed and Planting Material Zone III
  • Seed and Planting Material Zone IV
  • Seed and Planting Material Zone V
  • Seed and Planting Material Zone VI
  • Seed and Planting Material Zone VII
  • Crop Advisories for Kharif-2014: State-wise Contingency Plan/Measures

    Horticultural Advisories for Rain Deficient or Delayed Monsoons-2014

    Livestock Advisories for Rain Deficient or Delayed Monsoons-2014

    Advisories for Fisheries for Rain Deficient or Delayed Monsoons-2014

    Farm Mechanization: Dos and Don'ts for Rain Deficient or Delayed Monsoons-2014

    Monsoon Watch

    • Yesterday, the southwest monsoon was vigorous over East Rajasthan and active over West Uttar Pradesh, West Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat Region, Konkan & Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

    Main Weather Observations

    • Rain/thundershowers has occurred at most places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Gangetic West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand, Gujarat Region, Madhya Maharashtra and Konkan & Goa; at many places over Haryana & Delhi, Rajasthan, North Eastern States, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, South Interior Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh; at a few places over Jammu & Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Vidarbha, Saurashtra & Kutch and Andhra Pradesh; at isolated places over Marathwada and Tamilnadu. Weather remained mainly dry over rest parts of the country.
    • The amounts of rainfall (5 cm or more) recorded at 0830 IST of today are: Bhira-37; Ahmadabad-29; MountAbu-20; Bulsar and Gandhinagar-18 each; Mahabaleshwar-15, Alibagh-11; Bhavnagar, Dahanu and Bhawanipatna-10 each; Pune and Nasik-8 each; Udaipur, Churu and Lengpui-7 each; Delhi (Ayanagar) and Jharsuguda-6 each; Darjeeling, Keonjhargarh, Titlagarh, Koraput and Surat-5each.
    • Minimum temperatures are above normal by 2-3°C at many places over Jammu & Kashmir and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim; at a few places over Odisha; at isolated places over Tamilnadu. They are below normal by 2-4°C at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, rest Odisha and near normal over rest of the country.
    • Kalpana-1: Cloud imagery of 0830 hours IST shows convective clouds over some parts of Uttar Pradesh, west Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, northeastern states, Gangetic West Bengal, Gujarat, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan & Goa, Vidarbha, Telangana, north coastal Andhra Pradesh, Coastal Karnataka, Bay of Bengal, Andaman sea and northeast Arabian sea. Low/medium clouds are seen over rest parts of the country.

     

    Latest available satellite picture as on 21st November 2013 at 0230 Hrs (IST). Precipitation forecast for for 21st to 28th November 2013   (Source: NOAA /NCEP).

    Weather Forecast for next 3 days (upto 0830 hours IST of 2nd August, 2014)

    • Latest available satellite picture (Fig.1) indicates the current cloud condition across Indian region.
    • The climate outlook for the period of seven days i.e. 30th July to 7th August 2014 (Fig.2). Heavy rainfall would occur over Assam & Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, east Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat region, Saurashtra & Kutch, Konkan & Goa, Odisha, Maharashtra, north coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and coastal & south interior Karnataka.

    Weather Warning during next 3 days

    • 30 July (Day 1): Heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at a few places with isolated extremely heavy falls over Gujarat region, Saurashtra and Konkan & Goa. Heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at a few places over Madhya Maharashtra. Heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at a isolated places over Kutch and Chhattisgarh.
    • Heavy rainfall would occur at a few places with isolated heavy to very heavy falls over Odisha.
    • Heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places over east Rajasthan, west Madhya Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, north coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and coastal & south interior Karnataka.
    • 31 July (Day 2): Heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at a few places with isolated extremely heavy falls over Chhattisgarh, Gujarat region and Saurashtra. Heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at a few places over Vidarbha and Konkan & Goa. Heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places over Odisha, east Madhya Pradesh, Kutch and Madhya Maharashtra.
    • Heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places over west Madhya Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, Telangana and coastal & south interior Karnataka.
    • 01 August (Day 3): Heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at a few places with isolated extremely heavy falls over Saurashtra & Kutch. Heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at a few places over Gujarat region. Heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places over Konkan & Goa and Madhya Maharashtra.
    • Heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, east Madhya Pradesh, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, Karnataka and Kerala.

    Agricultural activities

    • Light to moderate rainfall received in Kerala state during past few days. The maximum temperature ranged from 28.4 to 30.3°C and minimum temperature ranged from 21.8 to 23.6°C. Agricultural operations like propping of banana and proper drainage for all the crops are in progress. Moderate intensity of leaf folder, stem borer in paddy, bud rot in coconut, epilachna beetle in vegetables, quick wilt in pepper and mahali disease in arecanut was noticed.
    • Dry weather prevailed in Kovilpatti region of Tamil Nadu state during past few days. The maximum temperature was appreciably above normal and minimum temperature was above normal at many places and remains normal. Agricultural operations like sowing of chilli crop are in progress. Low intensity of eriophyid mite, rhinoceros beetle, wilt, red palm weevil in coconut, aphids in greengram and fruit borer in bhindi crop was noticed.
    • Light rainfall occurred in Northern Karnataka region of Karnataka state during past few days. Agricultural operations like land preparation for kharif crops continued wherever adequate rainfall occurred sowing is in progress. Low intensity of bacterial blight in pomegranate, anthracnose in grape and canker in lime was noticed

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

    Updated on 30-07-2014 06:25 PM