'Rains in most districts till Feb 12'
Both the current situation and the forecast have nothing seriously adverse for the wheat crop.india Updated: Feb 09, 2007 05:29 IST
The state-level Weather Watch Group, under the UP Council of Agricultural Research, has said that most districts of the state will experience rain on an average of about 5 mm till February 12 while Bundelkand may not experience any rain. There may also be cold winds with slightly faster speed than normal from the south-east directions.
The Weather Watch Group made this forecast quoting the National Interim Weather Forecast Centre, Noida.
Most places - like Agra, Aligarh, Etah, Azamgarh, Fatehpur, Kanpur, Kannauj, Gorakhpur, Faizabad, Barabanki, Pilibhit, Shahjahanpur, Bijnore, Lucknow, Varanasi and Rae Bareli, and many other places experienced rains on Wednesday and Thursday.
Both the current situation and the forecast have nothing seriously adverse for the wheat crop. And the rain has brought some relief to all those farmers who were awaiting some irrigation to their fields.