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Latest Articles in monsoon rains

Too Early To Assess Impact Of Delayed Monsoon On Kharif Crops: Tomar

The monsoon had set in over Kerala on June 3 against the normal arrival time of June 1

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India's Summer Crop Planting Lags As Monsoon Rains Taper Off

Farmers sometimes begin planting summer-sown crops on June 1, when monsoon rains often attain India. Planting then continues till early August.

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India Receives Above Average Monsoon Rains For Second Straight Year

The extra June-September rainfall will help farmers expand areas under winter-sown crops such as wheat, rice, rapeseed and chickpeas, improving their earnings down the line and helping revive rural demand hit by the coronavirus outbreak.

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IMD issues red alert for Wayanad, Kozhikode in Kerala

IMD issues red alert for Wayanad, Kozhikode in Kerala

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Health And Monsoon

Food and water borne diseases like gastroenteritis, cholera, typhoid, hepatitis increase during this season as humid and wet environment with ideal temperature provides optimal conditions for micro-organisms to grow and multiply.

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12 bodies recovered from various landslides in Myagdi, 23 still missing

12 bodies recovered from various landslides in Myagdi, 23 still missing

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India's Rice Output Could Hit Record As Farmers Expand Area

The good monsoon rain and rising exports due to a rally in global prices have been encouraging Indian farmers to plant more rice, said Nitin Gupta, vice president for Olam India's rice business.

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Summer Crop Sowing Speeding Up As Monsoon Covers Half Of India

Monsoons deliver about 70% of India's annual rainfall and are the lifeblood of its $2.5 trillion economy, spurring farm output and boosting rural spending on items ranging from gold to cars

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Monsoon May Halt Locust Spread Across Eastern Parts of India

An eastward movement of locust in India may be stopped by monsoon, high time to contain and get rid of this threat

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Kerala Rain Fury Claims 4 More Lives, Over 22,000 Moved To Relief Camps

Train services on the Mararikulam-Alapuzha route was suspended this morning for a few hours as a tree fell on the track, damaging electric lines

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South-West Monsoon Ends Officially; Heavy North-East Monsoon Signals Its Arrival

With the initial onset of monsoons that swept across large swathes of India, Kharif planting got a further fillip, as overall planting acreage increased by three percent compared to normal area

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New Tool To Improve Indian Monsoon Forecast

The researchers from Florida State University in the US developed a method that uses rainfall rates to mark the span of the Indian Summer Monsoon (ISM) at any given location throughout the affected region

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Foodgrain Output May Drop 2.5% In Kharif Season This Year

​The country had produced a record 138.52 MT in the kharif season of 2016-17 crop year (July-June) on good monsoon rains

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‘India Retail Inflation Seen Picking Up For First Time In Four Months In July’

Much of the increase is attributed to the return of food inflation. Vegetable prices have risen sharply following erratic monsoon rains

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Erratic Monsoon Rains Threaten Key Indian Grain, Food Crops

The uneven rains could lead to lower food grain output despite bigger planting areas, forcing India to raise imports of edible oils, sugar and pulses, and potentially limiting exports of cotton, rice and feed ingredients

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