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Tag: Unseasonal Rain

Paddy Procurement
Delay In Paddy Procurement, Unseasonal Rain Worry Western Odisha Farmers

Making things worse, hundreds of paddy sacks have been drenched in the unseasonal rain

Unseasonal downpour triggered by western disturbance has hit farmers in Western Odisha hard
Unseasonal downpour triggered by western disturbance has hit farmers in Western Odisha hard

At a time when guarding the paddy is a problem for them, the hailstorm lashing the area for last three days only made the situation worse.

Cyclone Jawad Impact
Cyclone Jawad Impact: Unseasonal Rain Shatters Hopes Of Farmers In Several Odisha Districts

A Central team is scheduled to visit Jajpur district on Monday for an assessment of the damages caused by the cyclonic storm.

Cyclone ‘Jawad’, Unseasonal Rain: Double Whammy For Farmers In Odisha
Cyclone ‘Jawad’, Unseasonal Rain: Double Whammy For Farmers In Odisha

As if the devastation caused to the paddy and vegetable crops by cyclone ‘Jawad’ induced heavy rain was not enough, the recent two-day-long downpour triggered by a trap-line has dealt a severe blow to the farmers in the State. 

Cyclone Jawad Impact: Unseasonal Rain Sinks Hopes Of Farmers In Many Parts Of Odisha
Cyclone Jawad Impact: Unseasonal Rain Sinks Hopes Of Farmers In Many Parts Of Odisha

Vegetable farmers also have suffered a huge loss during the heavy downpour. At places where crops have managed to evade the cyclonic impact, apprehension of pest attacks have doubled the agony of farmers.

Skyrocketing Vegetable Price
Holy Kartik Month And Unseasonal Rains: Vegetable Price Rise Hits Consumers Hard

With the onset of holy Kartik month and unseasonal rains, vegetable markets across Odisha have been set on fire

Unseasonal Rains Damage Paddy Crop In Odisha; Weather Conditions To Improve, Says IMD
Unseasonal Rains Damage Paddy Crop In Odisha; Weather Conditions To Improve, Says IMD

The famers in most parts of Semulia block in Balasore district are worried a lot as earlier bulk of the standing crops were damaged by 'Chakada’ worms, also known as Brown Plant Hoppers.

Met Predicts Rainfall Across Odisha For Next Six Days

Bhubaneswar: After a brief dry spell, unseasonal rainfall with light to moderate intensity is all set to return to Odisha from tomorrow. Several parts of the State will experience rainfall for the next six days, predicted the Regional Meteorological Centre here on Monday. While the weather department issued ‘Yellow Warning’ for several districts for the […]

More Rainfall, Cold Wave To Return As Odisha Govt Issues Important Advisory

Bhubaneswar: Moderate to heavy rainfall lashed parts of Odisha on due to a low-pressure area over Bay of Bengal, disrupting normal life to much extent. Bhubaneswar Regional Meteorological Centre has predicted that the gloomy weather will persist in most places while partly cloudy sky will be seen in the other. What’s more concerning is that […]

Heavy Rainfall
Farmers Dejected Over Unseasonal Rain; Met Says Odisha Will Experience Showers Till Feb 9, Cold Wave To Return

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar predicted heavy rainfall accompanied with thunderstorm in several interior as well as coastal parts of the State till February 9. “Thunderstorm with lightning is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of coastal Odisha, Kandhamal, Mayurbhanj, Dhenkanal, Keonjhar, Kalahandi, Nabarangpur on February 6,” […]

13 killed in Gujarat in unseasonal rain, dust storm

Gandhinagar: Unseasonal rain and severe dust storm in different parts of Gujarat over the last two days claimed 13 lives even as authorities Thursday predicted that temperatures that had fallen to less than 3 to 7 degrees below normal would rise from next week to mark a normal summer. Officials at the State Emergency Operations […]

22 killed in unseasonal rains, lightning in MP

Bhopal: Unseasonal rains accompanied by thunderstorm and lightning hit various parts of Madhya Pradesh, leaving 22 people dead, senior police officials said Wednesday. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath expressed grief over the deaths and took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his tweet on unseasonal rains, charging he was concerned only about his […]

Rs 2 lakh each for kin of dead in disaster: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for the family of each person who lost their life in the unseasonal rains and storms in various parts of the country on Tuesday night, and expressed his anguish over the incident. The Prime Minister also announced Rs 50,000 ex-gratia for those […]

Odisha farmers in distress as unseasonal rain, hailstorm damage crops

Balasore: Farmers in Odisha’s Balasore district are facing a tough time as the recent unseasonal rain and hailstorm destroyed crops in several parts of the district. Various types of vegetables grown by the farmers here like brinjal, pumpkin, chillies, cucumber have been badly damaged due to the heavy rainfall accompanied by hailstorm that lashed the […]

Unseasonal rain, hailstorm damage crops in parts of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Unseasonal rain and hailstorm destroyed crops in several parts of the State on Wednesday leaving farmers in distress. Acres of vegetable crops have been damaged in some coastal parts of the State in districts of Balasore, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Khurda, Cuttack and some other areas like Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar which witnessed spells of thunderstorm […]

3 killed in unseasonal rain in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Deputy Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) today informed that 3 people have been killed in unseasonal rain in Balasore, Bargarh and Mayurbhanj districts. While two persons were killed after tree branches fell on them in Balasore and Bargarh districts during rain, another person was killed in wall collapse in Mayurbhanj district. “Major damages to […]

Odisha releases unseasonal rain damage report for 3 districts

Bhubaneswar: The State government today announced that 10,854 hectares land in three districts- Jajpur, Jagatsingpur and Puri- were affected by unseasonal rain that occurred on December 9 and 10. The concerned Collectors have been directed to undertake relief measures in the notified areas. 5,436 hectares in three blocks of Jagatsinghpur district and 2,149 hectares in […]

Collectors asked to submit crop damage report by Dec 18

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Monday sought reports from five districts on crop damage due to unseasonal rain in the last two days. Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) BP Sethi, in a letter to the collectors of Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack and Jajpur districts, said the report should be submitted to him by December 18.The letter […]

Cyclone alert: IMD predicts rain in Odisha from December 7

Bhubaneswar: The low pressure formed over the south Andaman sea is likely to trigger rain in several parts of Odisha from December 7, the latest forecast of India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday. The Special Relief Commission (SRC) sources said the system is likely to intensify into a cyclone or deep depression on December […]

Odisha releases Rs 364.76 cr for rain-affected farmers

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Wednesday released Rs 364.76 crore to Collectors of 19 districts for payment of agriculture input subsidy to farmers affected by the unseasonal rain. The government notified an area of 40,7100.77 hectares in 14,720 villages under 2,460 Gram Panchayats of 133 blocks and 257 wards of 38 urban local bodies in […]

Crop loss spreads over 3.84 lakh hectares due to unseasonal rain

Bhubaneswar: Kharif crop loss due to unseasonal rain has spread over 3.84 lakh hectares of agricultural land, the Odisha government said on Monday. Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) BP Sethi said his office compiled the information provided by the collectors of all the 30 districts. At least 19 districts in the state have been affected by […]

Odisha on toes after unseasonal rain batters crops

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Thursday cancelled Saturday and Sunday holidays of employees and other field functionaries of Agriculture and Revenue departments amid increased likelihood of more rain as predicted by the Indian Meteorological Department. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik after holding a high level meeting through video-conferencing directed Collectors of 15 districts to closely monitor the […]