Weather Based Agro Advisory

Significant Weather Features (IMD)

  • Southwest monsoon is vigorous over Jharkhand and active over Gangetic West Bengal & Gujarat region.
  • Heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls occurred at isolated places over Gujarat region ; heavy to very heavy at isolated places over East Rajasthan and north Chhattisgarh; heavy rainfall at isolated places over southwest Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand from 0830 hours IST of yesterday to 0830 hours IST of today.
  • The images showing the latest satellite picture in figure. 1.

Main Weather Observations (IMD)

  • Rainfall occurred at most places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, West Bengal & Sikkim, Gujarat state, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Vidarbha, Odisha, Coastal Karnataka and Kerala. At many places over Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand., Maharashtra, Marathawada, Andaman & Nicobar Islands. At a few places over Coastal Andhra Pradesh. At isolated places over Punjab, Haryana, Rayalaseema, north interior Karnataka and Tamilnadu & Puducherry.
  • Maximum temperature departures as on 26.07.2017: Maximum temperatures were markedly above normal (5.1°C or above) at isolated places over Tamilnadu; appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at a few places over Rayalaseema & Kerala and at isolated places over Telangana; above normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at most places over interior Karnataka & coastal Andhra Pradesh; at a few places over Assam & Meghalaya; at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, West Rajasthan and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura. They were markedly below normal (5.1°C or below) at a few places over Gujarat & Jharkhand and at isolated places over West Uttar Pradesh; appreciably below normal (3.1° C to 5.0°C) at many places over Odisha; at a few places over Gangetic West Bengal; below normal (1.6° C to 3.0°C) at isolated places over East Rajasthan, Bihar & East Madhya Pradesh and near normal over rest parts of the country.
  • Minimum temperature departures as on 27.07.2017: Minimum temperatures are above normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at many places over Jammu & Kashmir and Tamilnadu & Puducherry; at a few places over Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Konkan & Goa and Kerala and at isolated places over Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi and Andaman & Nicobar Islands; They are below normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at many places over Madhya Pradesh; at a few places over Vidarbha and at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Gangetic West Bengal, Assam & Meghalaya, Gujarat Region and Madhya Maharashtra and near normal over rest parts of the country.

Weather Warning during next 5 days (IMD)

  • 27 JULY (Day 1): Heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls very likely at isolated places over Madhya Pradesh; heavy to very heavy at isolated places over East Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat and heavy at isolated places over East Uttar Pradesh, Vidarbha, Jharkhand, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Madhya Maharashtra and Konkan & Goa.
  • 28 JULY (Day 2): Heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls very likely at isolated places over East Rajasthan; heavy to very heavy at isolated places over West Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat region; heavy at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, West Rajasthan, East Madhya Pradesh, Saurashtra & Kutch, Madhya Maharashtra and Konkan & Goa.
  • 29 July (Day 3): Heavy to very heavy rainfall very likely at isolated places over Rajasthan; heavy rain at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat region.
  • 30 July (Day 4): Heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh, East Rajasthan, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura.
  • 31 July (Day 5): Heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Uttarakhand, West Uttar Pradesh, Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Assam & Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura.
  • The weather outlook for the period of seven days i.e 27 July to 03 August 2017 forecasted (Provided by Real-Time Weather Forecasts from NOAA/NCEP collected from http://monsoondata.org/wx2/) rain/thundershower may occur over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal & Sikkim, Gujarat, Saurashtra & Kutch, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Konkan & Goa, Maharashtra, Interior Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu & Puducherry, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and North Eastern States. (Fig. 2).

  • Agricultural activities (AICRPAM-CRIDA)
    Andhra Pradesh
    Weather condition:
    Light rainfall received in Andhra Pradesh state during past few days. Andhra Pradesh as whole received normal rainfall of 49.6 mm against normal rainfall of 29.3 mm (69%). Total area sown Andhra Pradesh state so far is 10.79 lakh ha., (27%) as against the normal area of 40.47 lakh ha. and Normal as on date is 13.17 lakh ha. (82%).
    Contingency measure:

    • The present weather conditions are favourable for stem borer and leaf folder in paddy. To control spray cartaphydrochlorid @ 2 g./L of water. If the crop is at PI stage apply cartaphydrochloride 4g granules @ 8 kg./acre.

    Groundnut: The present weather conditions are congenial for spodoptera and helicoverpa incidence. Control by spraying chloripyriphos @ 2.5 ml. or quinolphos @ 2 ml ./L of water. To control Sucking pests in groundnut spray imidachloprid @ 0.4 ml. or acetamprid @ 0.2 g or thiomithaxam @ 0.2 g./L. of water.

Updated on 27-07-2017 05:35 PM