Weather Warning during next 5 days


  • 22 September (Day 1):
    Heavy to very heavy rain with extremely heavy falls at isolated places very likely over Uttarakhand and West Uttar Pradesh; heavy to very heavy at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh and West Madhya Pradesh; heavy at isolated places over Assam & Meghalaya, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, East Uttar Pradesh, East Rajasthan, East Madhya Pradesh, Konkan & Goa and Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Thunderstorm very likely at isolated places over Odisha, Assam & Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura.

  • 23 September (Day 2):
    Heavy to very heavy rain at a few places over Uttrakhand and at isolated places over West Uttar Pradesh; heavy at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, East Uttar Pradesh Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Tamilnadu & Puducherry.

  • 24 September (Day 3):
    Heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islands; Heavy rain at isolated places over Rayalaseema, Interior Karnataka and Tamilnadu & Puducherry.

  • 25 September (Day 4):
    Heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islands, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema, Interior Karnataka and Tamilnadu & Puducherry.
  • 26 September (Day 5):
    Heavy rain at isolated places very likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islands, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema, Interior Karnataka and Tamilnadu & Puducherry.

    Weather Outlook from 20th to 22nd September 2017
  • A favourable interaction is taking place between the western disturbance and the well-marked low pressure area over northern parts of central Madhya Pradesh.
  • Conditions are likely to become favourable for commencement of withdrawal of south west monsoon from parts of northwest India around 28th September 2017.
  • Rain at many places likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islands, northeast, east and peninsular India.
  • Isolated to scattered rain likely over central and adjoining west India.
  • Weather likely to be dry over most parts of northwest India.

  • Salient Advisories
  • As per the forecast table and weather warning given above, the regions likely to receive rainfall at most/many places and heavy/heavy to very heavy rainfall, avoid intercultural operation and application of plant protection measures and fertilizers to the standing crops. Provide adequate drainage in in standing crop fields to avoid water stagnation.
  • As thunderstorm very likely at isolated places over Odisha, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura on 22nd September, provide support to banana, young fruit plants and vegetables to prevent the crops from lodging due to strong winds. Undertake propping in sugarcane in Odisha.
  • In Central Plain Zone of Uttar Pradesh, as rain is expected during the period, avoid irrigation in the paddy, maize and red gram crops.
  • In the North and Southern Zone of Kerala, drain out excess water from vegetable and banana fields and ensure good drainage in the fields. In the Central Zone, due to continuous rain, there is chance of sigatoka disease in banana. As a precautionary measure, spray Pseudomonas 20g/litre of water. In case of severe attack, spray Bavistin @ 1 gm/litre of water on lower surface of leaf (by mixing with gum). If yellowing symptom due to downy mildew is observed in cucurbitaceous vegetables, apply Mancozeb @ 3g/litre of water. Undertake plant protection methods after current spells of rain.
  • In Gujarat, as mainly dry weather is prevailing, maintain water level of 5-7 cm in rice fields and apply irrigation in cotton, castor and vegetables in Bhal and Coastal Zone. In South Saurashtra Zone, apply irrigation in sugarcane crop and vegetables. Undertake harvesting of sesame, pearl millet, green gram and cowpea.
  • In Western Zone of Punjab, in the prevailing weather, there is chance of attack of leaf folder and plant hoppers in rice. Control leaf folder when leaf damage reaches 10 per cent by spraying 20 ml Fame 480 SC or 170g Mortar 75 SG or 350 ml Sutathion/ 40 EC in 100L of water /acre. The plant hoppers can be controlled by spraying 40 ml of Confidor/Crocodile 17.8 SL or 800 ml of Ekalux/Quinalmass 25 EC in 100 litres of water per acre.
  • In Central Dry Zone of Karnataka, due to cloudy weather and drizzle, there is possibility of incidence of purple blotch in onion, to control, spray Chlorothalanin or Mancozeb @ 2 gram per liter with adhesive gum to the spraying mixture on a non-rainy day.
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