Kharif area up, but rains hit standing crops in 15 states

Well timed and fast distribute of monsoon this calendar year did assistance strengthen the kharif acreage, but the large spell of rains witnessed across quite a few components of the state about the latest months are found spoiling the get together for quite a few farmers this cropping time.

“There have been intense weather activities in the variety of large rains in some components of the state which affected the standing crops,” reported Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar informed the Parliament on Friday.

Standing crops hit

Standing seasonal crops these kinds of as paddy, maize, pulses, oilseeds, fruits and greens among other folks have been impacted on about 21 lakh ha across 15 States, in accordance to the Agriculture Minister.

States these kinds of as Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh, which faced large rains and flooding in quite a few areas, have not yet quantified the crop losses.

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At the very least 43 folks died when lightning struck them in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, as monsoon rains unfold throughout India. Mumbai suburbs and neighbouring Thane obtained extra than a hundred mm rainfall in 24 hrs alongside with substantial tide hitting the shores, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

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