Unseasonal rains, hailstorm harm 50,000 hectares of agricultural land in Maharashtra newsfragment


Unseasonal rains and hailstorms on Sunday and Monday flattened status vegetation and broken homes in western and northerly portions of Maharashtra, Marathwada and Vidarbha.

In keeping with the Pune district management, villages like Avsari Budruk, Mengadewadi, Jarkarwadi, Pondewadi, Khadakwadi, Dhamani, Loni, Walunjnagar, Ranmala, Lakhangaon and Kathapur Budruk have been the worst crash because of the surprising and surprising rain. (HT PHOTO)

In Marathwada, the unseasonal showers lashed 107 income circles in Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar, Jalna, Parbhani, Hingoli, Nanded and Beed. 4 talukas of Nashik district but even so Ambegaon and Shirur talukas in Pune district have been additionally crash by way of the surprising and intense rains, in keeping with the surrounding agriculture branch.

Nashik, Ahmednagar and Pune districts too confronted the brunt of downpour coupled with hailstorm.

Praveen Gedam, surrounding agriculture commissioner, stated, “We had preliminary discussion with all district collectors over the issue and it is estimated that about 50,000 hectares have been damaged. Nashik, Buldhana and Ahmednagar districts have been the worst hit and the decision of panchnama will be taken by the district collectors. Onion and grapes are the crops which have been affected the most.”

In Nashik, Niphad tehsil suffered most loss as grapes able for chopping have been badly broken because of rains. Dada Bhuse, mother or father minister, Nashik district visited rain-affected fields. Bhuse stated, “Grape farmers suffered the most during the unseasonal rainfall which hit several areas of Nashik district. I have directed the Nashik district collector to prepare panchnama at the earliest and we will seek emergency monetary assistance from the chief minister’s fund to mitigate the crisis.”

In keeping with the Pune district management, villages like Avsari Budruk, Mengadewadi, Jarkarwadi, Pondewadi, Khadakwadi, Dhamani, Loni, Walunjnagar, Ranmala, Lakhangaon and Kathapur Budruk have been the worst crash because of the surprising and surprising rain.

Dilip Walse-Patil, co-operatives and district mother or father minister, visited the downpour ravaged fields of Pune district on Monday and confident farmers of presidency aid in offering monetary and allied support to relieve their plight.

The minister ordered suggested final touch of panchanamas for fast supply of reimbursement to villagers. Walse-Patil in his overview identified that other vegetation starting from sugarcane, potato, onion, maize, sorghum, pomegranate, and wheat bore the brunt of the unseasonal rains. He used to be accompanied by way of former MLA Popatrao Gawade, Ambegaon tehsildar Sanjay Nagtilak, Shirur tehsildar Balasaheb Mhaske, Bhimashankar Co-operative Sugar manufacturing facility president Balasaheb Bende and its vice- president Pradeep Walse-Patil along side Ghodganga Co-operative Sugar Manufacturing unit director Sopan Bhakre.

“Heavy rains and hail in Ambegaon and Shirur talukas on Sunday led to extensive damage to crops. The administration has been ordered to prepare panchnamas of damaged areas and submit them to the collectorate. A proposal will be presented in the cabinet to get additional compensation to farmers,” the minister stated.

The minister stated surveyors have known Kurwandi (Satgaon Plateau), Jarkarwadi, Dhamani, Loni, Vadgaonpir, Valanjnagar, Ranmala, Khadakwadi, Pondewadi in Ambegaon taluka; Vadner, Savindane, Kavthe Yemai, Malthan, Malwadi, Mahse, Nimgaon Dude and Hani Takwadi in Shirur taluka; and Sablewadi, Shingarwadi, Uchalevasti, Dongargan Tamkharwadi villages to be most influenced because of unseasonal rain.

Onion costs shot up because of rains

Sunday’s downpour badly affected onions saved by way of farmers, who have been making plans to deliver them in markets the nearest past. In consequence, reasonable wholesale value of onions shot up at Lasalgaon APMC by way of 42% in a past. The cost went from 3,300 in line with quintal on Saturday to 4,700 in line with quintal on Monday because of let go in provide next the surprising rain.


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