Weather Based Agro Advisory


Significant Weather Features (IMD)

  • Yesterday's Southwest monsoon has been Vigorous over Saurashtra & Kutch and Active over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Gujarat region, and Kerala.
  • Heavy rainfall occurred at isolated places over West Uttar Pradesh & south Gujarat from 0830 hours IST of yesterday to 0830 hours IST of today.
  • Thunderstorm occurred at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Haryana & Chandigarh, West Rajasthan, East Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat state, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal & Sikkim Assam & Meghalaya and Pondicherry 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 Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, Gujarat state, Konkan & Goa, Coastal Karnataka, South Interior Karnataka, Kerala, Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Lakshadweep and Andaman & Nicobar Islands. At many places over Uttar Pradesh, Vidarbha, Madhya Maharashtra, Jharkhand and Coastal Andhra Pradesh. At a few places over Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh, North Interior Karnataka, Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Telangana and Tamilnadu. at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, East Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal.
  • Maximum temperature departures as on 22.08.2017: Maximum temperatures were appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at many places over East Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan & Madhya Pradesh; at a few places over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya; above normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at most places over Chhattisgarh & Coastal Andhra Pradesh; at many places over Odisha, Konkan & Goa, North Interior Karnataka & Telangana; at a few places over rest Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, West Bengal & Sikkim, Bihar, Jharkhand & West Uttar Pradesh. They were appreciably below normal (3.1°C or 5.0°C) at most places over at a few places over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi; below normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at a few places over Saurashtra & Kutch, Andaman & Nicobar Islands; at isolated places over Tamilnadu & Pudducherry and near normal over rest parts of the country.
  • Minimum temperature departures as on 23.08.2017: Minimum temperatures are above normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at a few places over Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan & Odisha and at isolated places over Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Saurashtra & Kutch, Bihar, West Bengal & Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya & Tamilnadu. They are below normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at a few places over Chhattisgarh and at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh & Coastal Andhra Pradesh and near normal over rest parts of the country.

Weather Warning during next 5 days (IMD)

  • 23 August (Day 1): Heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Gangetic West Bengal, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura and Coastal Andhra Pradesh. Thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds and lightning at isolated places very likely over Gangetic West Bengal, north Odisha and Assam & Meghalaya. Thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds at isolated places very likely over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, northeast Rajasthan and West Madhya Pradesh.
  • 24 August (Day 2): Heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and South Interior Karnataka.
  • 25 August (Day 3): Heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, East Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Odisha, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Konkan & Goa, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Coastal Karnataka and South Interior Karnataka.
  • 26 August (Day 4): Heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Himachal Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, East Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Konkan & Goa, Telangana, Coastal Karnataka and South Interior Karnataka.
  • 27 August (Day 5): Heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Uttrakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Konkan & Goa, Telangana, Coastal Karnataka and South Interior Karnataka.
  • The weather outlook for the period of seven days i.e 23 to 29 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, Chandigarh & Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, West Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Gujarat state, Konkan & Goa, Maharashtra, Interior Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala Tamilnadu, Lakshadweep,  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. The state received 340.5 mm rainfall against normal rainfall of 289.5 mm (7%). The total area sown in the state as on 19.08.17 is 23.53 lakh ha., (58%) as against the normal area of 40.47 lakh ha. and Normal as on date is 26.51 lakh ha. (89%).
    Contingency measure:

    • All the rainfed crops are showing moisture stress. Advised to go for the supplemental irrigation to protect the crop from mid-season drought conditions.
    • Paddy: favourable for Stem borer and Leaf folder in paddy. To control spray chloripyriphos 2.5 ml. or cartaphydrochloride @ 2 g./L of water. If the crop is at panicle initiation stage apply cartaphydrochloride 4G granules @ 8 kg/acre. The present weather conditions are favourable for incidence of BPH in paddy. To control drain the water for 1 or 2 days and spray Buprophigin @ 1.6 ml. or Ithophenphrox 2 ml. or acephate 1.5 g. or imidachloprid + ethiprol 80 WG 0.25 g or monocrotophos @ 2.2 ml./L of water. Leave 20 cm pathways for every 2 mts. of transplanted crop. The present weather conditions are favourable for stem rot in paddy. To control spray propiconazole @ 200 ml. or tebuconazole @ 300 ml. or trifloxystrobin + tebuconazole @ 160 g./acre per 200 L of water.


Updated on 23-08-2017 05:35 PM

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