February 08, 2019 10:01 am
In Punjab, rainfall occurred in Mohali, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Patiala, Gurdaspur, Pathankot and Jalandhar. Chandigarh witnessed heavy showers during the day. Hailstorm was also reported in some areas of Punjab, including Chandigarh.
February 08, 2019 10:22 am
The minimum temperature, however, was recorded at 15 degrees Celsius, six degrees above normal.
February 08, 2019 8:19 am
The meteorological department had predicted thundershowers along with hail in the national capital.
January 25, 2019 7:45 am
Water is yet to drain out of the fields and the exact damage can be accessed only in another 3-4 days, said Baldev Singh, chief agriculture officer, Sangrur.
February 11, 2018 4:32 am
The farm produce should be parked within enclosures or provided full covers to avoid damage, the advisory read. The districts where precautionary measures are necessary include Gadchiroli, Gondia, Bhandara, Chandrapur, Latur, Amravati and Yavatmal.
May 21, 2015 3:27 am
Maharashtra’s horticulturists have had a good run since the 1990s when subsidies under the Employment Guarantee Scheme were offered to small and marginal farmers.
May 06, 2015 4:52 pm
A BJP MP in Lok Sabha on Wednesday left other members amused by asking the govt to work on steps to "control" hailstorm.
April 24, 2014 12:30 am
Last year’s price rise, officials pointed out, had resulted in a substantial increase in the onion producing areas of the state.
April 21, 2014 12:43 pm
The bad weather on Sunday evening also affected weekend electioneering by candidates of several parties.
April 09, 2014 9:15 am
Panade was stopped by other farmers in his village before he could consume the fatal mix of klinol phenyl and alcohol.
March 16, 2015 4:46 pm
Heavy rains and hailstorms in many parts of the country has increased worries of farmers whose crops are almost ready for the harvest. CMs of Rajasthan, UP, Punjab and Haryana have already addressed the issue.
December 13, 2014 10:16 am
Heavy rain accompanied by hailstorm hit Niphad and Chandwad areas of Nashik district in northern Maharashtra.