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 has been Vigorous over Karnataka and Gujarat and active over West Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Maharashtra and Vidarbha.

    Main Weather Observations

    • Rain/thundershowers has occurred at most places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Gujarat region, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal &Sikkim, Karnataka, Karnataka, Kerala and Andaman & Nicobar Islands; at many places over northeastern States, Madhya Pradesh and Saurashtra & Kutch; at a few places over Jammu & Kashmir, east Rajasthan, Punjab, Andhra Pradesh and Lakshadweep and at isolated places over Haryana & Delhi, east Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Tamilnadu. Weather remained mainly dry/dry over rest parts of the country.
    • The amounts of rainfall (5 cm or more) recorded at 0830 IST of today are: Mahabaleshwar-20; Vallabh Vidhyanagar-14; Amraoti-13; Jammu-12; Indore, Khargone, Khandwa, Bhira and Surat-11each; Agumbe-10; Jalgaon, Baroda (AP) and Ahmadabad-9 each; Cannur, Bulsar, Amreli, Bhavnagar and Surendranagar-7 each; Malegaon, Darjeeling and Valprai-6 each; Kohima, Karwar, Satara, Idar, Ambala, Karipur and Kozhikode-5 each.
    • Minimum temperatures are above normal by 2-4°C at many places over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and west Rajasthan and at a few places over Tamilnadu. They were below normal by 2-4°C at most places over Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha and Chhattisgarh and at a few places over Odisha and near normal over rest parts of the country.
    • Kalpana-1: Cloud imagery of 0830 hours IST shows convective clouds over parts of Jammu & Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Assam & Meghalaya, Gujarat, Bay of Bengal, Andaman Sea and east 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 27th July, 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. 24th July to 1st August 2014 (Fig.2). Heavy rainfall would occur over Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, south Rajasthan, west Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat region, Saurashtra & Kutch, Konkan & Goa, coastal & south interior Karnataka and Andaman& Nicobar Islands.

    Weather Warning during next 3 days

    • 24 July (Day 1): Heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places over Konkan & Goa.
    • Heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, south Rajasthan, west Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat region, Saurashtra & Kutch, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, coastal & south interior Karnataka and Kerala.
    • 25 July (Day 2): Heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Saurashtra & Kutch, Konkan & Goa, Assam & Meghalaya, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, coastal &south interior Karnataka.
    • 26 July (Day 3): Heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places over coastal & south interior Karnataka.
    • Heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Konkan & Goa and Andaman& Nicobar Islands.

    Agricultural activities

    • Light rainfall received in Assam state during past few days. In Dhemaji district, 22,603 people were affected by floods and around 385.20 ha of crop area has also been affected by floodwater. The daily average maximum temperature was 32.8°C which is 0.8°C above normal and the average daily minimum temperature was 25.4°C which is 0.5°C above normal. Agricultural operations like transplanting of sali rice, in main fields, intercultural operations and earthing up of sugarcane crops are in progress. No pests and diseases were noticed.
    • Light rainfall received in Jharkhand state during past few days. Agricultural operations like transplanting of Long (140-145 days) and medium (120-125 days) duration rice crop have been started, transplanting of finger millet, nursery preparation of sweet potato, protection measures are being carrying out in all standing vegetables and saplings of mango (grafting), guava and litchi (air layering) and sowing of direct seeded upland rice, maize, pigeon pea, urdbean, moongbean, groundnut, soybean and sesame are in progress. No pests and diseases were noticed.
    • Dry weather prevailed in Madhya Maharashtra region of Maharashtra state during past few days. Farmers waiting for actual rains for sowing of kharif season crops. Agricultural operations like preparation of land for sowing are in progress. Low intensity of root borer in sugarcane, red spider in pomegranate and shoot fly in sorghum crops was noticed.

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

    Updated on 24-07-2014 06:25 PM