Jalgaon Monsoon - Year 2007
|Monsoon Raining - Last update: 30th Sepetmber 2007
(Beginning 01st June in descending order of rainfall)
|| Water Storage in Dam:
(Last update: 15th March 2008)
(In descending order of Storage
|Mangrul (Tal: Raver)
|Ambhora (Tal: Raver)
|Suki (Tal: Raver)
|Hatnur, Taluka: Bhusaval
|Bhokarbari (Tal: Parola)
|Girana, Tal: Nandgaon
|Manyad, Tal: Chalisgaon
|Bori, Tal: Parola
|Bahula (Tal: Pachora)
|Hivra (Tal: Pachora)
|Agnavati (Tal: Pachora)
|Tondapur (Tal: Jamner)
Monsoon raining reaching to marks: district records 86% rainfall:
Jalgaon district continue to witness wonderful monsoon raining. Entire
district witnessed medium to heavy raining for fourth consecutive
day. District's 7 out of 12 dam are turning full and most of taluka
are reaching above 80% mark with only exclusion of Pachora, Chalisgaon
and Bhadgaon having around 60% raining.
Administration has issued warning to those living on banks of Girana
following heavy water discharge through dam. Raining disrupted electricity
supply of 15 villages in the region.
Heavy raining and cyclonic winds damages standing crop:
Jalgaon District's Raver, MuktaiNagar and Chopda Taluka have witnessed
cyclonic winds on Wednesday along with medium to heavy raining. This
has led to heavy losses to farmers on Jwar, Cotton and many other
standing crops. Primary estimates suggest around 400 hectare area's
1,400 villages witnessing 3 Crores losses. MuktaiNagar Taluka villages
have also witnessed heavy losses along with Chopda facing destruction
of standing sugarcane crop. District Administration is beginning losses
Raver and Yaval Taluka banana farms are facing Sigatoka fungal infection.
It is spreading further and has infected around 5,000 hectare banana
farms. Region has witnessed same infection in 1998. Agricultural department
is yet to announce control policy for this fungal infection.
Monsoon pours in the region:
Jalgaon city including rest of district witnessed one of best monsoon
showering yesterday evening. Raining continued for more than an hour
in medium to heavy form. Naigaon in MuktaiNagar Taluka witnessed cyclonic
winds caused heavy damages to standing crop. High pressure wind flow
led to electricity discrepancies in many parts of region.
Monsoon raining showers throughout district:
Entire Jalgaon district including Jalgaon city witnessed medium showery
raining yesterday. Raining began in evening and continued for around
30 minutes. Showering has escaped standing cotton crops. The meteorological
department has reported further raining during upcoming 48 hours in
Administration has discharged around 2,000 cusecs of rainwater from
Girana dam following continued raining. District's newly built Waghur
dam now has around 60% water storage and district has witnessed 79.73%
raining as of today.
Monsoon 2007 showers: District's 7 dams turn houseful:
Jalgaon district continue to witness best of monsoon this year. Jalgaon
district's 7 dam have turned 100% full as of now with 78.10% rainfall
recorded as of now. Region's one of major water resource, Girana dam
has turned 100% full for fourth consecutive year. Pachora, Chalisgaon
and Bhadgaon Taluka in district have witnessed comparatively lower
raining this year. District Irrigation department has began availing
water for irrigation from newly built up Waghur dam from this year.
Monsoon raining in Jalgaon and Bhusawal:
Jalgaon city, Bhusawal, Yaval and Raver have witnessed medium showery
raining yesterday evening. Continued showering has resulted in flooding
of Sarita-Harita River in the region. Flooding has not caused any
casualties as of now. MuktaiNagar also witnessed good raining yesterday.
Kharip Crop in good conditions:
Good raining in last 4 days has raised hopes of good Kharip Crop this
season. Arrival of raining in medium to heavy form has led to good
productivity especially for Jwar, Bazra, Corn and cotton crops.
Jalgaon District has received 2,000 tones of Potash via Railway rack.
Agricultural authorities have reported arrival of another rack in
next 5-6 days followed by one rack of mixed fertilizers around 10th
September. District has been witnessing shortage of fertilizers and
pesticides since last month. This arrival would ease demand pressure
and help farmers finish off their cultivation tasks.
Monsoon bestows blessings on Jalgaon: Girana dam turns full:
Jalgaon District had fourth consecutive year of nature's bliss when
its major water reservoir Girana dam turned 100% full. The dam supplies
drinking water to Jalgaon city and 173 villages and places in district.
It is fourth consecutive time that this dam is overflowing now. Jalgaon
City's newly built up Waghur dam is also witnessing significant increase
in water levels and now has supply pipeline level water.
Girana River flowing in Jalgaon city outskirts is full of water these
days and Dapora temporary sand dam is overflowing. Meanwhile district
continue to witness medium to heavy raining during nights. Please
refer Monsoon 2007 section for detailed information.
Medium-Heavy raining escapes life for standing crop:
Jalgaon city and rest of the district witnessed medium heavy raining
yesterday night for around one hour. Arrival of raining has saved
standing crop in the region. All Taluka in district have reported
raining in medium to heavy form.
Monsoon raining continues on second day:
Entire Jalgaon district continue to witness showery to medium raining
yesterday. Jalgaon City, Taluka and various other Taluka have reported
good raining. Region's major water resource Girana dam is about to
reach 100% marks. Administration has ordered opening of four gates
to balance water pressure in the dam. Various Rivers in the region
are flooding following good rain. Lightning caused death of a farmer
at Vadji in Chopda Taluka.
Heavy raining in Pachora and Bhadgaon Taluka:
Bhadgaon and Pachora Taluka facing acute monsoon raining had wonderful
raining for around one hour yesterday evening. Entire Taluka had full
raining easing farmer's woes of crop damages following no rains since
District Agricultural authorities have estimated no affecting to standing
crop following showery formed raining in days between. Jalgaon District's
average rainfall is 702.4mm and has witnessed 402.03mm (57.24%) raining
as of now. Jalgaon has 4.12 Lakhs hectare under cotton cultivation
and rest 1 Lakh hectare with other crops. Authorities have further
expressed satisfaction on rain requirement for agriculture.
Monsoon 2007: Ainpur life normalises:
Following low to no raining in last 48 hours, the Tapi River rainwater
has settled down and life has normalised in entire zone. Earlier disconnected
Raver Taluka villages Ainpur, Nimbol and Vitva are now back on normal
track. Hatnur dam backwater in these days caused losses to farms in
Girana dam has touched 80% marks. Administration has announced recharging
Bhokarbari, Mhaswa and Bori dam from extra flowing water from Girana
dam. It has also issued warnings to those living on banks of Girana
Hatnur dam's all 41 gates opened: mega flooding in Tapi River:
Administration has opened up all 41 gates of Hatnur dam yesterday
night to discharge increasing amount of raining water in Tapi and
Purna River origin areas. This has led to mega flooding to Tapi River
and chances of drowning of some of villages of banks of River. Dam
backwater has led to no communications with Ainpur, Nimbol and Vitva
villages of Raver Taluka.
Administration has posted lifeguard boats as a precautionary measure
in this region along with home guards special team of swimmers to
escape in case of emergency. Raver Taluka had no raining yesterday.
Suki River still struggles to get water while Bhokri and Matran have
very low amount of water.
Raining continues: Hatnur dam's 36 gates opened:
Vidarbha and MadhyaPradesh heavy raining has led to continuous increase
in water levels of Tapi River. This has led to opening of 36 gates
of Hatnur dam since yesterday night. Administration has sent alerts
to those living on banks of River.
Nimbol and Ainpur in Raver Taluka have lost contact with rest following
increase in water levels. Dam is now discharging rainwater heavily
and is at 210meters water level with danger level set at 214 meters.
Meanwhile raining continued yesterday as well in medium showery form
Meteorological department Kolaba predicts heavy raining in district:
The State meteorological department Kolaba lab has predicted around
12CM raining in Jalgaon district in upcoming 48 hours. Administration
has warned people living on banks of river with a caution note. Jalgaon
district has witnessed 381mm average raining as of now. Meanwhile
showery raining continued throughout district yesterday.
Khandesh continues to witness rain showers:
Entire Khandesh region continues to witness showery medium raining
since last two days. Jalgaon, Dhule and Nandurbar districts have reported
showery to medium raining with heavy raining at some places in last
two days. Authorities have opened up 16 gates of Hatnur dam by 1 inch
and 4 gates are fully open to discharge water from dam.
Meanwhile district administration and council have reported damages
of around 15 Crores 67 Lakhs to various roads in district due to last
month raining. Last year record break raining caused damages of around
100 Crores to basic infrastructural resources of district. This year
raining has damaged roads at 7 places to State Highways, at 18 places
to District's major bridges and temporary blocks. Rural area has reported
most of damages with Yaval Taluka on the top reporting 65 Lakhs and
Chopda on lowest with 3.50 Lakhs.
Wonderful Monsoon raining eases weather:
Whole Jalgaon District witnessed medium to heavy raining yesterday
evening for hours. Showering continued until late nights. Arrival
of raining has satisfied farmers anxiously waiting for good raining
for their standing kharip crop. Raining has also reduced climatic
humidity and relaxed temperature as well. Authorities have fully opened
up 4 gates and partially opened a gate of Hatnur dam to control increasing
water pressure in dam. Nagjhiri, Suki, Bhokri rivers have witnessed
flooding due to heavy raining in their region.
Heavy raining in Bhusawal, Raver and MuktaiNagar:
Bhusawal, Raver and MuktaiNagar Taluka witnessed heavy raining yesterday
evening. Raining began around 8PM in night and continued for hours.
Good raining has eased temperature in the region. Jalgaon city also
witnessed showery medium raining yesterday night.
Heavy Monsoon raining in district:
Jalgaon city along with Bhusawal, Yaval, Jamner, Chalisgaon, Pachora,
aMalner, Parola and Chopda Taluka have witnessed heavy to medium raining
yesterday evening. Lightning followed by frequent electricity cuts
and high winds marked arrival of raining. Raining has pleased farming
community anxiously waiting for good raining for standing Kharip crop.
Monsoon raining arrives back with cyclonic winds in Bodwad:
Jalgaon District's MuktaiNagar, Jamner and Bodwad Taluka yesterday
witnessed monsoon raining after 8-10 days interval. Bodwad Taluka's
Amadgaon region witnessed cyclonic winds severely damaging standing
crop and electricity supplies. The wind losses are yet to be assessed
by administration. Jalgaon city also witnessed showers in morning
followed by cool air breezes following raining in nearby districts
and region. Bhusawal along with Yaval, Raver Taluka have also reported
Tapi River flooding losses totals to Rs. 6 Crores:
Tapi River mega flooding caused by heavy water discharge in Hatnur
dam has caused a total loss of Rs. 6 Crores in 19 Villages 306 hectares
area to banana, guava and many other Kharip Plantation.
Tapi and Purna River flooded on 08th July due to heavy raining and
caused losses to many of villages. District Agricultural Authority
has completed its losses assessment and losses have now mounted to
Rs. 6 Crore 3 Lakhs 75 Thousands 59 Rupees to 503 farmers.
Monsoon flooding damages 1,500 hectares of farming:
Tapi and Purna Rivers flooding in Raver, MuktaiNagar, Chopda Taluka
has damaged 1,544 hectares standing crop in 58 villages. Primary reports
from respective Tahsil offices have estimated these figures. Raver
losses list has 12 villages' 300 farmers facing damages in 600 hectares
of land amounting to around Rs. 2 Crores. MuktaiNagar Taluka has 198.94
hectares land standing crop damages to 231 farmers in 15 villages
worth Rs. 20 Lakhs. Chopda Taluka has 31 villages 756 hectares land
facing these issues. Raining has stopped in almost all areas in district.
Hatnur dam's 5 out of 41 gates have been closed.
Monsoon flooding situation normalise as raining stops:
Monsoon mega arrival knocked raining followed by flooding is normalising
as rain has stopped in the region. District Parent Minister yesterday
visited Ajnad (Raver) and accessed situation there. Administration
Plans to migrate people living in Raver, MuktaiNAgar Taluka on Tapi
River banks living after Monsoon to avoid such future calamities.
Tapi and Purna Rivers yesterday had mega flooding that led to opening
up of all gates of Hatnur dam. It caused water logging in many villages
in Raver, MuktaiNagar Taluka. MadhyaPradesh Tapi and Purna origin
areas have lower to no rains now and therefore flow has normalised.
Tapi River flooding has caused heavy losses to standing crop in farms
on bank of River. Farmers here have demanded immediate help from administration.
Khandesh under Monsoon showers:
Entire Khandesh region continues to witness showery raining since
last 48 hours. Raining has led to opening up Hatnur dam all 41 gates.
This has caused flooding situation in MuktaiNagar, Raver Taluka villages.
District Administration has sent two boats to Raver and three to MuktaiNagar
and special help groups to Tahsil offices. Raver, Chopda, MuktaiNagar
and Bhusawal Taluka are under high water pressure in Tapi River following
heavy water discharge.
Ajnad, Nimbol in Raver Taluka are fully water logged with Hatnur water
while Khedi-Bhokari in Chopda has 600 acres land under water. Mendhode,
Patondi, Pimpri villages in MuktaiNagar are flooded. Administration
has stopped traffic on Hatnur dam due to heavy discharging of water
going on in dam. District Administration is also using BSNL SMS Alerts
for updates on status to all Jalgaon District mobile users. Administration
has estimated 11 villages to witness flooding situation in Raver and
MuktaiNagar Taluka. It has shifted 164 families to safer places and
Duskheda, Nimbol, Ajnad, Vitve and Ainpur from Raver Taluka and Patonda,
Mendhode, Narvel, Anturli and Ghodasgaon from MuktaiNagar are in danger
state of likely flooding. Nearby Dhule and Nandurbar Districts are
also set on high alerts.
in down state following continued raining:
Continued showery to medium raining in district has led to overall
downturn to markets. Oil, Ghee are on upper trend while Pulses are
on flat and spices are in good demand. Raining has led to low arrival
of goods from other parts of region leading to hike up in rates of
some essential commodities. Traders as a low turnout have initiated
routine maintenance works to their shops and Godown.
Monsoon showers continue in medium form:
Entire District continues to witness monsoon showering throughout
fourth consecutive day. Jamner Taluka is on top of list while Bhadgaon
is with lowest rainfall. Continued raining would lead to more cultivation
of grains. Jalgaon District had 3272.2mm rainfall from 01st June until
03rd July 2007 with average of 218.1mm and 31.06%. Last year district
had double raining to that of this year figures.
Meteorology department issues another heavy raining warning:
The State Meteorology Department has issued fresh warning of rain
pouring in Northern Maharashtra region in upcoming 24 to 48 hours.
The region comprises of Nashik, Jalgaon, Dhule and Nandurbar Districts.
The Department further estimates that low pressure and raining has
moved towards this region and as a likely means of this aspect there
could be heavy to very heavy rainfall
continued on third day:
Jalgaon District continues to witness medium to heavy rainfall all
around. It has recorded 284mm raining yesterday, region's medium project
dam have turned houseful, and many have shown significant increase
in water levels. Authorities have released Hatnur dam water to control
water pressure. Suki in Raver has turned houseful and Abhora is at
81.53% levels, Tondapur has 27.32% water while Mangrul has turned
full. Girana dam now has 22% water store.
Region witnesses Season best raining: 1453mm raining in one day:
Jalgaon District and nearby regions are witnessed Monsoon 2007 one
of best raining ever. There has been 1453mm raining in Jalgaon District
on Sunday. Raining began on Saturday evening and continued for whole
day on Sunday with no sun seen around. This continued rainfall has
led to water rise in all River and Nala along with Dam showing phenomenal
growth in water storage.
Authorities opened up all 39 gates of Hatnur dam yesterday midnight
and released 358,710 cusecs of water to balance water pressure. Administration
has issued warnings to those living on banks of river after this release.
Tapi, Girana, Bhogawati, Suki, Bhokari, Mor, Ratnavati, Guli, Champavati
and Aner Rivers are flooded with this rainfall.
Yaval is on top of list with 184mm raining followed by Chopda with
159mm and MuktaiNagar with 157.6mm. Jalgaon had 113.6mm raining. Raining
has led to disturbances in road and Railway traffic at many locations.
Monsoon's best showers are here:
Jalgaon District Monsoon has finally picked up with raining all around
district since yesterday. Tapi and Purna River origin points have
medium to heavy raining leading to significant increase in water levels.
District Administration has issued warning to people living on banks
of these Rivers.
Increasing water flow has led to likely opening up of Hatnur dam gates
in these days. Arrival of medium to heavy rain has saved farmers from
re-cultivation for Kharip season. Railways have announced temporary
cancelling of Mumbai - Bhusawal Passenger Train following continued
raining in entire zone. Raining has also led to delays in many trains
from Mumbai and Nagpur zones.
Monsoon raining picks up: Continues since last night:
Jalgaon City and entire district continues to witness raining since
last night. Continued showery form raining has led to significant
lowering of temperature and has thrilled farmers.
Monsoon raining eases heat, rain continues:
Entire Jalgaon District including Jalgaon city continues to witness
monsoon raining throughout. Jalgaon City and all Taluka in district
have reported showery to medium raining. Lightning killed one woman
yesterday at Parola. Bhusawal and MuktaiNagar regions have also witnessed
Monsoon showers continue to bestow region:
Jalgaon District along with Dhule and Nandurbar continued to witness
showery raining yesterday. Jalgaon City, Chalisgaon, Bhadgaon, Pachora,
Yaval had medium raining while some areas had heavy raining. Lightning
killed 15 years youth at Savkheda in Pachora and another in Sonvad.
Region's Waghur River yesterday witnessed flooding following raining
in Ajanta Caves region.
Monsoon's first best shower arrives in District:
Entire Jalgaon District has witnessed season's one of best monsoon
raining yesterday night. Jalgaon, Bhusawal and Amalner had raining
for more than two hours and continued in showers later in night. Raining
caused discrepancies in Electricity supplies many times.
Thundershowers in entire District: One killed:
Jalgaon District many areas witnessed thundershowers to heavy raining
yesterday. Jalgaon city witnessed showers at around 4PM while lightning
caused death of an old age person at Dharangaon. Raining in Yaval
Taluka has damaged standing crop.
Arrival of monsoon rain showers has spread joy in farmers and most
of them have begun cultivation process.