Weather Based Agro Advisory

Daily Rainfall Situation

  • Advisory for Kharif 2014 (1-7 Sept. 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 Saurashtra & Kutch and Kerala and active over Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Jammu & Kashmir, east Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat region, Konkan & Goa, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh and coastal Karnataka.

    Main Weather Observations

    • Rain/thundershowers has occurred at most places over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, East Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Gujarat, Konkan & Goa, Vidarbha, Coastal Karnataka, South Interior Karnataka and Lakshadweep; at many places over Punjab, West Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Maharashtra, North Interior Karnataka, Andaman & Nicobar Islands; at a few places over Assam & Meghalaya and at isolated places over Haryana & Delhi, Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Telangana, Rayalaseema and Tamilnadu. Weather remained mainly dry over rest parts of the country.
    • The amounts of rainfall (4 cm or more) recorded at 0830 hours IST of today are: Durg9;Pachmarhi, Deesa & Diu7each; Jammu &Jharsuguda6each; Katra, Seoni, Sundergarh, Sambalpur, Digha, Paradip, Haldia, Cochin, Washim, Nedumbassery & Hutbay5each; Meerut, Dibrugarh, Lengpui, Shivpuri, Idar, Pendra, Amreli, Mumbai (SCZ), Mana, Hirakud, Uluberia, Ratnagiri, Cannur, Kottayam & Portblair4each.
    • Minimum temperatures are above normal by 2-4°C at many places over Rajasthan; at a few places over West Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand and at isolated places over Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim and Gujarat. They are below normal by 2-5°C at a few places over Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and at isolated places over Karnataka and Tamilnadu and near normal over rest parts of the country.
    • Kalpana-1: Cloud imagery of 1430 hours IST of today shows convective clouds over some parts of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, Gangetic West Bengal, Jharkhand, Gujarat region, Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Maharashtra, Vidarbha, Konkan & Goa, Bay of Bengal outside southwest Bay, Andaman sea and northeast &south 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 5th September, 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. 2nd to 10th September 2014 (Fig.2). Heavy rainfall would occur over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Gujarat region, Saurashtra & Kutch, Konkan & Goa, Vidarbha, Coastal Karnataka, South Interior Karnataka and Kerala.

    Weather Warning during next 3 days

    • 2 September (Day 1): Heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at a few places over Saurashtra & Kutch. Heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places over West Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat region.
    • Heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, East Rajasthan, East Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Konkan & Goa, Vidarbha, Odisha, Coastal Karnataka, South Interior Karnataka and Kerala.
    • 3 September (Day 2): Heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, East Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat region and Saurashtra & Kutch.
    • Heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places over West Rajasthan, East Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Konkan & Goa, Odisha, Coastal Karnataka and Kerala.
    • 4 September (Day 3): Heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, East Rajasthan and Odisha.
    • Heavy rainfall would occur at isolated places over West Uttar Pradesh, West Rajasthan, West Madhya Pradesh and East Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

    Agricultural activities

    • Clear weather prevailed in Jammu region of Jammu & Kashmir state during past few days. Both maximum and minimum temperatures remained variable and their respective ranges were 34.0 to 35.5°C and 23.0 to 26.9°C. Agricultural operations like intercultural operation like weeding, hoeing & earthing up in late sown maize, first top dress of nitrogen (urea) in basmati after transplanting, spraying in maize, pulse crop, need based irrigation and in rain deficit areas mulching of inter row spaces in maize crops are in progress. Low intensity of blister beetle in maize was noticed.
    • Light rainfall recorded in Rajasthan state during past few days. The maximum temperature was ranges from 31.2 to 34.3°C with mean value of 32.9°C which was above normal by 3.4°C and minimum temperature was ranged from 22.6 to 25.3°C with mean value of 23.4°C which was above normal by 0.8°C. Agricultural operations like clean of all the channels in maize and forage crops and facility of draining out excess water from fields are in progress. No pests and diseases were noticed.
    • Light rainfall received in Tamil Nadu state during past few days. The maximum temperature was appreciably above normal and remains normal and minimum temperature was above normal at few places and remains normal. Agricultural operations like ploughing of field and picking of chillies is in progress. Moderate intensity of eriophyid mite, rhinoceros beetle, wilt, red palm weevil in coconut, fruit borer in bhindi & tomato, spotted bollworm in cotton aphid's in chilli was noticed.

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

    Updated on 02-09-2014 04:52 PM