weather updates: Pre-Monsoon Rain: Presence of pre-monsoon rains in many parts of the state; Agricultural Damage – pre monsoon rains in several parts of maharashtra damage farmers crops pandharpur aurangabad konkan
In western Maharashtra, it is raining with strong winds in Solapur, Kolhapur and Nagar. As a result, the crops of farmers in Pandharpur, Ahmednagar, Washim and Sangli have been severely damaged. Grape and raisin sheds were destroyed in Pandharpur area due to strong winds and rains. Farmers’ banana, grape and pomegranate orchards have been severely damaged in many parts of the state.
On the other hand, pre-monsoon rains have also started in Ratnagiri and Raigad. Light showers are falling in Ratnagiri district. It has been cloudy in some parts of the district since Thursday morning. Light rain also fell at Poladpur, Mahad and Mangaon areas. Mango has been hit the hardest by the pre-monsoon rains in Konkan. There are signs that the mango season will end soon due to rains.
Loss of farmers in Aurangabad
The rural areas of Aurangabad district are witnessing heavy rains. Rain fell in Paithan, Sillod, Fulambri and Kannad talukas. About two hours of rain lashed the rural areas. Although this has damaged the crops, the citizens have been relieved from the heat wave.
Great damage to raisins and sugarcane in Pandharpur due to strong winds and rains
Winds and unseasonal rains lashed Pandharpur and its environs on Thursday evening. Three tons of raisins worth Rs.
Shewale, a farmer from Palashi, has lost his two-acre sugarcane field. He has lost three lakh rupees in this. The Ain grape harvest season has been hit hard by strong winds and rains. At Patwardhan Kuroli, a banana orchard on about 50 acres has collapsed, destroying a farmer. Although it is still raining and no damage has been reported, there are reports of heavy rains in many places.