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

    • The southwest monsoon was vigorous over Arunachal Pradesh and active over Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Assam & Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura.

    Main Weather  Observations

    • above normal by 2-3°C at many places over Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab and coastal
    • Rain/thundershowers has occurred at most places over Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal & Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand; at many places over Uttarakhand, Odisha, Saurashtra & Kutch, Coastal Karnataka and Andaman & Nicobar Islands; at a few places over East Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat region, Madhya Maharashtra and Lakshadweep and at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha and Tamilnadu. Weather remained mainly dry / dry over rest parts of the country.
    • The amounts of rainfall (4 cm or more) recorded at 0830 IST of today are: Cherrapunji-30; Patna-18; Sundernagar-15; Dharamsala and Shillong-11each; Dhubri and Bhagalpur-10 each; North Lakhimpur and Pasighat-09 each;Agartala and Burdwan-07 each; Purnia-6; Gangtok, Darjeeling, Dibrugarh, Shantiniketan and Krishnanagar-05 each; Gaya, Baghdogra, Deomali, Guwahati, Purulia, Titlagarh, Mahabaleshwar, Honavar and Ambikapur-4 each.
    • Minimum temperatures are Andhra Pradesh; at a few places over Himachal Pradesh, Telangana, West Uttar Pradesh and Tamilnadu. They are below normal by 2-3°C at isolated places over Bihar, Assam & Meghalaya and Odisha and near normal over rest of the country.
    • Kalpana-1: Cloud imagery of 0830 hours IST of today shows convective clouds over some parts of Jammu &Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, East Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal & Sikkim, north eastern states, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Madhya Maharashtra, interior Karnataka, Tamilnadu, southeast Bay of Bengal, Andaman Sea and southeast Arabian Sea. Low/medium clouds are seen over all 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 17th 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. 14th to 22nd August 2014 (Fig.2). Heavy rainfall would occur over Assam & Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Gangetic West Bengal, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand.

    Weather Warning during next 3 days

    • 14 August (Day 1): Heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at a few places with extremely heavy falls at isolated places over Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim and Assam & Meghalaya. Heavy to very heavy rainfall would also occur at a few places over Bihar and Arunachal Pradesh.
    • Heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, East Uttar Pradesh, Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura.
    • 15 August (Day 2): Heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at a few places with extremely heavy falls at isolated places over Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim and Assam & Meghalaya. Heavy to very heavy rainfall would at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar and Arunachal Pradesh.
    • Heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places over East Uttar Pradesh and Gangetic West Bengal.
    • 16 August (Day 3): Heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places over Assam & Meghalaya.
    • Heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh.

    Agricultural activities

    • Light rainfall received in Punjab state during past few days. The maximum temperature was ranges from 32.6 to 35.0°C and minimum temperature was ranged from 27.4 to 28.6°C. Agricultural operations like irrigation in rice, sowing of fodder maize crop are in progress.. No pests and diseases were noticed.
    • Light rainfall received in Himachal Pradesh state during past few days. The maximum temperature ranged between 26.0 to 30.0°C which was above normal by 0.3 to 4.3°C. The minimum temperature ranged between 19.8 to 20.5°C which was above normal by 0.2 to 1.0°C during the week. Agricultural operations like arranging the fodder for cattle and dairy animals, hand weeding in the rice, maize and soybean crops is in progress. No pests and diseases were noticed.
    • Light rainfall received in Chhattisgarh state during past few days. Chhattisgarh state as a whole received 727.1 mm rainfall against normal of 721.1 mm with above normal of 1%. The area (in thousand ha) sown under different crops as on 11th August 2014 are as under: total cereals 3972.2 (3429.80, 86%), total pulses 366.9 (242.0, 66%), total oilseeds 333.7 (220.3, 66%) total kharif crops 4812.8 (3989.3, 83%). Agricultural operations like sowing, transplanting of rice near to completion, sowing of soybean in Kawardha, Bemetara and adjoining districts has been completed. Transplanting of rice is going on for transplanted regions are in progress. No pests and diseases were noticed.

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

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    Updated on 14-08-2014 06:25 PM