Weather Based Agro Advisory


Significant Weather Features (IMD)

  • The Northern Limit of Monsoon (NLM) continues to pass through Lat. 20.5°N / Long. 60.0°E, Lat. 20.5°N / Long. 70.0°E, Valsad, Nasik, Buldana, Yeotmal, Kanker, Jharsuguda, Jamshedpur, Bhagalpur and Lat. 27.0°N / Long. 86.0°E.
  • Favorable Conditions are developing for further advance of southwest monsoon into some more parts of Chhattisgarh, remaining parts of Odisha, some more parts of Jharkhand and Bihar during next 2-3 days.
  • The images showing the latest satellite picture in figure. 1.

Main Weather Observations (IMD)

  • Rain occurred at most places over Assam & Meghalaya; at a few places over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Konkan & Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana, Rayalaseema and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
  • Thunderstorm occurred at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, West Uttar Pradesh, West Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Assam & Meghalaya, Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Coastal & North Interior Karnataka and Kerala from 0830 hours IST of yesterday to 0530 hours IST of today.
  • Maximum temperature departures as on 18.06.2017: Maximum temperatures were appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0° C) at most places over Chhattisgarh and Bihar; at many places over Jharkhand, Odisha and Kerala; above normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at most places over Gangetic West Bengal; at many places over East Madhya Pradesh and Andaman & Nicobar Islands; at a few places over Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Tamilnadu & Puducherry, Gujarat state and Konkan & Goa. They were appreciably below normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at many places over Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi; below normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at a few places over Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, East Rajasthan, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura and West Uttar Pradesh and near normal over rest parts of the country. The highest maximum temperatures of 43.0°C was observed at Banda (East Uttar Pradesh) in plains of the country.
  • Minimum temperature departures as on 1806.2017: Minimum temperatures were appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at isolated places over East Rajasthan and Gujarat region; above normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at many places over Jammu & Kashmir and Odisha; at a few places over south Gangetic West Bengal, Tamilnadu & Pudducherry and at isolated places over southwest Rajasthan, Saurashtra, West Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Konkan & Goa, Vidarbha, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Kerala. They were appreciably below normal (3.1°C to 5.0°C) at isolated places over northwest Rajasthan and East Madhya Pradesh; below normal (1.6°C to 3.0°C) at a few places over Haryana & Delhi and at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh and Andaman & Nicobar Islands and near normal over rest parts of the country.

Weather Warning during next 5 days (IMD)

  • 19 JUNE (Day 1): Heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, south Odisha, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura and Konkan & Goa. Thunderstorm accompanied with hail and squall very likely at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi. Thunderstorm accompanied with squall very likely at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir and East Rajasthan. Thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds very likely at isolated places over Vidarbha.
  • 20 JUNE (Day 2): Heavy to very heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim and Assam & Meghalaya; heavy over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Vidarbha, Gangetic West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura and Konkan & Goa. Thunderstorm accompanied with squall very likely at isolated places over Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi and East Rajasthan.
  • 21 JUNE (Day 3): Heavy to very heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Assam & Meghalaya and Konkan
  • & Goa; heavy over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal & Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura. Thunderstorm accompanied with squall very likely at isolated places over East Rajasthan.
  • 22 JUNE (Day 4): Heavy to very heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Konkan & Goa; heavy over Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Odisha, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura and Coastal Karnataka.
  • 23 JUNE (Day 5): No weather warning. 
  • The weather outlook for the period of seven days i.e. 19 to 26 June 2017 forecasted (Provided by Real-Time Weather Forecasts from NOAA/NCEP collected from http://monsoondata.org/wx2/) rain/thundershower may occur over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, Sub Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Gangetic West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Konkan & Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana, North Eastern States and Andaman & Nicobar Islands. (Fig. 2).

  • Agricultural activities (AICRPAM-CRIDA)
    Bihar
    Weather condition:
    Mainly dry weather prevailed in the state except in the north eastern part of the Bihar state, where light to moderate rainfall was experienced. Isolated light rain was also experienced in North Bihar. Maximum temperature ranged from 34.0 to 37.8°C and the minimum from 25.5 to 27.0°C.
    Contingency measure:

    • Kharif paddy Nursery: Nursery sowing is advised for medium duration of rice varieties such as Sita, Santosh, Saroj, Rajshri, Prabhat, Rajendra suhasni, Rajendra kasturi and Rajendra bhagwati in North Bihar. Before sowing, seeds should be treated with Carbendazim@2.0 gram/kg of seed. Weeding is advised in 10-12 days old paddy nursery.
    • Kharif onion:  sowing Sowing of kharif onion in raised bed is advised. Agrifound Dark Red (ADR), N-53, Bhima super, Arka kalyan varieties are recommended for sowing in North Bihar. Seed should be treated with Captain or Thiram@2 gram /kg of seed.
    • Farmers are advised to arrange the seed from reliable sources.
    • Vegetables/Fruiting: Sowing of kharif vegetables such as lady’s finger, pumpkin, cucumber, sponge gourd, bottle gourd is advised. To protect the summer vegetables from leaf feeder/fruit borer pest, spraying of Dimethoate 30 EC @1-1.5ml/L of water is advised in clear days.





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Updated on 19-06-2017 05:35 PM

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