These states are yearning for rain in the midst of ‘flood’ in North India, crops may be affected -aabtak24


Rain Deficit: For the last two weeks, heavy rains and floods have prevailed in all the states of the country. The continuous heavy rains in many states have caused havoc. In most of the states of North India, the havoc of rain was seen the most. However, this continuous rain made up for the lack of monsoon. At the same time, there are some states of the country which are yearning for rain and are still waiting for the monsoon. Central southern and some northeastern states including Telangana, Kerala have received less rainfall than the prescribed limit. These states are passing through a weak monsoon. Which is also affecting the crops. 

Crops can be affected
It was told by the Meteorological Department that from June 1, monsoon started in all the states across the country. It was told that except Tamil Nadu, all the southern states have received less rain than expected this season. That is, the monsoon has not fully arrived here. Due to which the farmers are also being affected. It has been told in the report of Hindustan Times that due to weak monsoon, sowing of crops has been delayed in parts of Telangana, Andhra, Karnataka and Kerala. Not only this, the Government of Karnataka and Telangana have also expressed the possibility of drought if the monsoon does not come properly. 

Waiting for rain in Telangana
The total rainfall from June 1 to July 11 is 150.4 mm, according to the report quoting the bulletin of the Telangana State Development and Planning Society (TSDPS). It was, while the normal rainfall should be 197.5 mm. That is, 24% reduction has been observed in the rains. According to statistics, during this time last year, heavy rains were recorded in the state. Telangana recorded 395.6 mm of rainfall in June-July last year. It has been told in this bulletin that the state has received 65% less rainfall than last year. 

The water of the dams drying up in Karnataka
While talking about the southern state of Karnataka, the situation is the same here. It has been told by the officials that most of the dams are on the verge of drying up due to less rainfall. The Krishnarajasagar (KRS) dam, which supplies water to Bengaluru and other places, continues to dry up. Its water level has gone down to 30 feet. Apart from this, the water level in Tungabhadra dam, which supplies water to Hyderabad and surrounding areas, is also continuously decreasing. It is not raining enough to fill such dams and rivers. Officials have told that if the situation continues like this then there may be problem of power generation and drinking water. 

Less rains in Kerala too
On the other hand, due to less rains in Kerala too, the situation is the same. There has been less rainfall in many parts of Kerala. According to officials, barring some parts of North Kerala, most places have received less than normal rainfall. There has been a deficiency of about 31% in rainfall in Kerala. There is severe rainfall deficiency in about 9 districts. 

Apart from the South, the condition of the eastern states of Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha is also the same. Where much less rainfall has been recorded as compared to last year. On the other hand, there is a shortage of rain in all the northeastern states except Assam. These states receive more rainfall than the rest of the country, yet have not received enough monsoon rain.


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