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Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Untimely Rain - Winter Crop Damage

Recent untimely rains and high velocity winds created havoc in Saurashtra and Jamnagar farmers.

In the last couple of days, farmers of Rabi crop are feeling helpless against untimely rains and high velocity winds, these scattered showers are causing enough damage to the standing and growing winter crops.

The phenomenon known as Western Disturbance affected all the eight districts in Saurashtra-Kutch region, almost all district have recorded untimely rains for the fourth consecutive day on Monday.

In many places, the rainfall was recorded up to 1 to 2 inches.

There are also reports of significant damage to wheat, cumin, pulses and vegetables.

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