Jalgaon Monsoon - Year 2004
|Monsoon 2004 Raining - Last update: 29th Nov 2004
(Beginning 01st June 04 in descending order of rainfall)
|| Water Storage in Dam:
(Last update: 18th Jan 2005)
(In descending order of Storage
|Hatnur, Taluka: Bhusaval
|Manyad, Tal: Chalisgaon
|Girana, Tal: Nandgaon
|Bori, Tal: Parola
Girana dam houseful, Manyad with 85% storage:
lifeline of Northern Maharashtra, one of major water supply resource
'Girana' dam has turned houseful after 10 years sending a signal of
enjoyment for people of the region. The Authorities have sent an alert
signal to villages nearby Girana dam considering full 100% storage and
need of opening up dam gates to control water level.
Over 100% Monsoon raining in Four Taluka:
continued monsoon raining, the region has a reason to celebrate. Jalgaon
District's Bodwad, Amalner, MuktaiNagar, and Raver have crossed 100%
mark with Bodwad at #1 with 769mm raining counting to 108.54% rainfall,
Amalner with 106.79% (664mm), MuktaiNagar with 103.28%, and Raver with
101.34%. The Jalgaon, Pachora, and Chalisgaon taluka have rainfall below
Pachora taluka stands in last row with just 483mm raining counting to
63.64% followed by Chalisgaon with 430mm equalling 63.89%. The Jalgaon
District has witnessed 85% rainfall as on 01st October 2004. Meanwhile,
the whole of Khandesh region witnessed showering on Sunday evening for
more than hours dipping down mercury scale.
Monsoon pleases region: Raining statistics touches 84.36% of average
continued monsoon raining in last week has significantly raised water
level in all dam of region. The Met department recorder 37mm raining
on 28th September touching overall raining until now to 84.36% in District.
The Chalisgaon, Bhadgaon, Pachora, Parola, Amalner, and Dharangaon Taluka
having lower raining this year also witnessed good pouring in week.
The Bhadgaon taluka alone has recorded 102mm raining in last 5 days
while the Chalisgaon Taluka had 106mm raining in just 4 days followed
by 54mm in Pachora and 79mm in Parola.
The District Health Authorities as a precaution note have urged to use
only Boiled water for drinking to avoid spreading of chronic diseases
like Gastro, Cholera, and Fever etc.
Delayed Monsoon raining pleases region:
The much delayed monsoon raining
arrived in full pouring has caused overflow in most of dams in the region
sending a sign of prosperity for the coming year. The Girana dam located
in Nashik has for the first time in history of last decade touched near
to 100% mark and other minor dams including Jamda, Dahigaon, and Dapora
are flooding continuously.
The Chalisgaon taluka having lowest of rainfall until now in this year
is also witnessing pour Dongri and Titur rivers in this region are in
full flow. The Manyad dam showing 0 storage mark until now, has now
Artificial raining experiment conducted in 10 more Taluka:
The State Authorities successfully finished Artificial raining experiment
in 10 taluka of Jalgaon District that includes Shendurni, Kanhale, and
Malkheda in Jamner, Vadgaon Ambe, Vadgaon in Pachora, Chalisgaon, Bhadgaon,
Parola, Erandol, Dharangaon, and Raver taluka. The Authorities used
Silver Iodide, Sodium Chloride, Ejectable Chemicals and many others
to generate raining in the region.
For the first time in many years, Amalner;s bori river witnessed flooding
after pouring for two consecutive days.
raining in Jalgaon and Dhule District:
The Project Raining controlled by Shegaon
Radar Centre successfully conducted its artificial raining experiment
in some parts of Jalgaon and Dhule Districts. The Project conducted
on Friday after around 4pm successfully caused raining of around 8mm
in Erandol, Bhadgaon, Pachora, and Parola Taluka of Jalgaon District.
The Jalgaon city witnessed natural pouring on Friday afternoon for around
3 hours after 5pm.
The Jalgaon District has witnessed
68% raining till date in Monsoon 2004. The District has average of 690.3mm
raining while this year until date it has been 473.3mm. The Bodwad taluka
has witnessed maximum raining of 699.3mm while Raver on second run with
588.6mm and Chalisgaon has lowest raining of 257mm.
Meanwhile the District witnessed pouring for an hour on Tuesday evening.
The raining in last two days will help upcoming 'Rabbi' crop and boost
farming in the region.
rejuvenates Khandesh region:
The Monsoon raining ushered whole of
Khandesh region with heavy to very heavy raining on Monday afternoon.
The farming community worried of no raining since last few days have
felt a sign of relief.
The raining begun with clouding in afternoon around 4pm followed by
heavy raining along with wind flow continued for an hour.
- Monsoon 2004: Sunday
Night Raining relieves Khandesh from humid climate
Monsoon 2004 Review:
Monsoon 2004 has ushered whole of region with good raining throughout
the August month. The Jalgaon District had 113% raining in this month
while the nearby Dhule had 194% and Nandurbar with 264% raining recorded
in the previous month.
The continued medium raining has caused
opening of 35 doors of Hatnur dam to control water level in the dam.
The dam has water level of 211 meters. The Girana dam also has shown
increase in level with continued raining in Nashik District as well.
Monsoon calamities kill 33 in Khandesh:
monsoon raining in whole of Khandesh since last 20-25 days has paralysed
routine life and has killed 11 in Jalgaon, 12 in Nandurbar, and 10 in
Dhule, most of them due to natural calamities caused due to heavy raining.
The State official have announced hefty sum of Rs. 1 Lac to family members
of those of age group 18 to 65, while Rs. 50,000 to age group 1 to 18,
and Rs. 50,000 for those who witnessed permanent handicap, Rs. 10,000
for those having temporary disability, and Rs. 1,000 to 5,000 for injured
due to calamity.
The revised natural calamities list includes Flooding, rain pour, snowfall,
fire, cyclones raining, cloud-bursting, and Earthquake with effect from
01st August 2004.
With monsoon blessing continued showering and raining since last 20
days, most of the dam in region are showing an upbeat and the raining
has spread joy in whole of Khandesh. Jalgaon's major water resource
Girana dam has now 46% storage. The storage increase is mainly with
opening up of its water basin gates of Chankapur, Haranbari, Keljhar,
and Nagasakya dam. The District has until now 60% of monsoon raining
as compared to previous year with Bodwad at top list of raining and
Chalisgaon at lowest. District's four water dam namely Manyad, Bori,
Agnavati, and Bahula are at zero level. The adjoining Dhule District
has witnessed its best in last many years, 153% monsoon rainfall in
this year has made Dhule foremost in monsoon raining throughout State.
When Jalgaon will have 100% resolution to its drinking water issues
is uncertain, but for this year it seems the Almighty's divinity has
blessed region and resolved the issue. The privately participated Drinking
water supply projects remains a sweet dream for region's farm rich community.
turns 'Jalmay' with monsoon pouring:
The unrelenting monsoon raining begun
last week has turned whole of Jalgaon district to a 'Jalmay' (a place
full of water) making its name a real vision. The region witnessed best
of monsoon on Thursday with record of maximum raining until now. The
District until now has witnessed 49.30% raining as compared to last
year and the statistics continued to grow rapidly. A youth drown in
flooding causing death in Yaval taluka's Kasarkheda village.
Jalgaon's water resource Girana dam continues to show phenomenal growth
with its storage 40% level as compared to earlier 27%. District's other
dam are also on growth front repeating last year's good monsoon. The
continued raining has risked standing 'Kharib' crop while disrupting
routine work in some of remote parts. The district authorities have
flagged alert for villages situated on banks of river to avoid possibility
of damages and life losses.
The nearby Dhule and Nandurbar District always facing water shortage
are for the first time in many years witnessing flooding in river, pleasing
whole of region.
Monsoon pleases Jalgaon region:
The whole of Khandesh region continues to witness heavy to medium
raining since last week. Raining continued on Wednesday afternoon and
in poured in mid-night marking August beginning with one of most pleasing
experience. The Jalgaon District has until now witnessed 43% raining
as compared to last year and is expected to have more monsoons raining
in coming days.
The continued raining in Jalgaon and nearby Nashik has increased Girana
dam's water level and it now has 27% water storage resolving drinking
water problem of whole of Jalgaon. Region's other dams that include
Hatnur, Bhokar Bari, Suki, Abhora, and Mangrul have also shown remarkable
increase in water levels. The Manyad, Bori, Agnavati, and Bahula dam
still waits for raining and are on zero level of storage.
Monsoon downpours Maharashtra:
The heavy monsoon raining in last week has caused flooding in Godavari
and Girana River in Nashik region distressing routine life in Nashik
district. The Meteorological department has issued an alert for Malegaon
city with Girana River flooding in the region.
The Khandesh region comprising of Dhule, Nandurbar, and Jalgaon District
also witnessed medium to heavy raining throughout the Tuesday as well.
sowing works in full fledge:
With Monsoon spreading throughout the last week, farming community's
ray of hope has arouse again. The farmers in the region have begun their
second sowing of crop failed due to no raining in July first part. There
is around 803,400 Hectare areas for 'Kharip' plantation.
The Monsoon statistics until now shows maximum raining of 479mm in Bodwad
Taluka while lowest of 113mm in Chalisgaon taluka. Even today the district
has tanker water supply of 12 tankers every day in remote areas due
to low raining. The until now 40% raining compared to last year has
failed to give relief to Jalgaonities in terms of drinking water supply
and there is a nominal increase in water levels in 11 dams feeding Jalgaon
raining continues throughout Khandesh region:
The Monsoon showered its raining throughout
whole of Khandesh region throughout Thursday generating a positive sign
of growth. The showery raining continued throughout the district with
maximum raining of 46mm in MuktaiNagar while lowest of 2mm in Pachora
Taluka. The nearby Dhule and Nandurbar Districts witnessed downpour
with authorities reporting almost 75% raining in both districts. The
raining has lead farmers to buy fertilisers and other necessary farming
stuff and has engaged everyone. The Monsoon statistics until now shows
34.5% Monsoon raining in Jalgaon District.
The Hatnur dam built on Tapi River marked significant increase in water
level. All other dam in region also marked increase of around 5% water
level due to continued raining.
gets the best of Monsoon:
The Weekend marked phenomenon monsoon
arrival with raining throughout the day in whole of Khandesh region.
The medium and sometimes heavy raining begun on Saturday night and is
continuing throughout the day. The rainwater has also helped farmers
to save their crop ploughed for the second time.
The nearby Dhule and Nandurbar District also witnessed good raining
saving and giving a boost to farming community.
downpour desperately needed:
After fantastic beginning on its traditional
day 06th June, the monsoon seems to have relaxing a bit. There is very
less to no raining in since last 3 days in whole of region causing worry
amongst cultivating farmers.
The region needs deluge rainfall to satisfy the cultivating farmers
and water shortage of the region. The monsoon-beginning trend until
now demonstrates good raining in Bodwad, Yaval, and Amalner taluka while
lowest in Jalgaon, Chalisgaon, and Pachora taluka.
The Monsoon raining continues throughout
the Jalgaon District with medium raining at almost all taluka places.
The changed atmosphere and sudden reduced temperature is causing various
chronic diseases like cold, fever, and cough throughout the region.
Please visit Monsoon 2004 section for detailed raining analysis.
The JCMC has begun demolishing old and dangerous status buildings in
the city with arrival of monsoon.
Joyous Monsoon continues throughout
Imagine a scene when you are standing
beneath a tree on the bank of a lake and all of sudden monsoon raining
starts with full force. You feel heavenly and it makes your most memorable
natural scene of life. It engenders an ambient feeling of almighty showering
his affection especially for you. The syrupy raindrops falling on you
generate smiley and fondness for nature. This is none other place but
panorama at Mehrun lake on weekend.
The whole of Khandesh witnessed heavy to medium Monsoon raining on Sunday
evening. The Hatnur dam's four doors were opened to control increasing
water level in the dam.
Monsoon begins in District:
With continuous raining since last two days, the Monsoon 2004 has
finally arrived in District. Raining continued on Monday night with
higher intensity in some locations and medium showering at many places.
The raining caused collapse of roof of a house in Neri village of Jamner
taluka resulting in death of a Mother and her daughter while crop loss
of lacs of rupees. The District recorded total raining of 194.8mm until
now in two days with highest raining in Parola taluka. The Girna dam
area in Nandgaon recorded 51mm raining and Manyad dam area recorded
The Jalgaon taluka recorded 12.6mm, Jamner - 0, Erandol - 22, Dharangaon
- 10, Bhusaval - 2.2, Bodwad - 4.0, Yaval - 15.0, Raver - 3.0, MuktaiNagar
- 0, Amalner - 3.3, Chopda - 12, Parola - 56.0, Pachora - 3.0, Chalisgaon
- 10.0, Bhadgaon - 12.0.
Monsoon raining arrives throughout
The whole of Jalgaon District witnessed
Monsoon's first showering on Sunday evening and welcomed season. Beginning
around 5pm in evening in outskirts of Jalgaon, the city had good raining
in night around 9pm.
The raining has reduced temperature by around 5-8 degrees and relieved
people of May heat. The nearby Districts of Dhule and Nandurbar also
With monsoon 2004 about to arrive in
whole of Jalgaon District, the drinking water storage in district is
touching its lowest levels. There is just 12.91% storage of water in
various dam and if there is no monsoon raining, people of district will
have to suffer panic because of drinking water.
At this stage, around 167 villages are facing shortage of which 39 are
on acute shortage while 22 on tanker supply. The District authority
has occupied 128 private wells to supply water.