Jalgaon Monsoon - Year 2009
|Monsoon Raining - Last update: 06th October 2009
(Beginning 01st June in descending order of rainfall)
|| Water Storage in Dam:
(Last update: 25th June 2010)
(In descending order of Storage
|Suki (Tal: Raver)
|Hatnur, Taluka: Bhusaval
|Hivra (Tal: Pachora)
|Manyad, Tal: Chalisgaon
|Bori, Tal: Parola
|Tondapur (Tal: Jamner)
|Bhokarbari (Tal: Parola)
|Waghur, Tal: Jamner
Khandesh raining losses primary estimates reaches 23 Crores:
Jalgaon, Dhule and Nandurbar district administration have raised
primary estimated figures of sudden continues raining since
10th November. This includes Jalgaon - 15 Crores, Dhule - 6.45
Crores and Nandurbar 1.50 Crores. Administration conducted a
review meeting yesterday having presence of district's newly
elected minister of State for agriculture. Losses estimate report
reveals major animal deaths in Dhule and subsequent banana,
Jowar crop damages in Jalgaon.
Raining has increased dam water storage level to 100% in 8 dam
while Girana and Waghur dam have also witnessed significant
rise. Bhadgaon taluka is on top of list in terms of raining.
Please refer Monsoon section for detailed information.
Raining kills 4 in Khandesh:
Three days consecutive rain pouring in Khandesh has killed 4
in various incidences in Dhule district. Dhule and Nandurbar
districts have hundreds of animals killed and temporary shades
getting destructed. Chalisgaon taluka also had large number
of animals killed. Raining has also shoot up vegetables pricing
following lower inflow in markets. It has severely damaged standing
banana crop in many areas. Girana River witnessed flooding in
Chalisgaon zone and Girana dam has 3% rises in water levels.
District had 90mm raining in 3 days with Chalisgaon on top and
Raver on lowest levels. Administration has announced heavy raining
(above 100mm) in 7 taluka in district. This includes Erandol,
Dharangaon, Bhusawal, Bodwad, MuktaiNagar, Pachora and Chalisgaon.
Raining statistics (total rainfall in 3 days):
Jalgaon - 78mm, Jamner - 91.7mm, Erandol - 110mm, Dharangaon
- 81mm, Bhusawal - 96.8mm, Bodwad - 110.5mm, Raver - 50.8mm,
Yaval - 61.4mm, MuktaiNagar - 125mm, Amalner - 61.2mm, Parola
- 93.2mm, Chopda - 64mm, Pachora - 117.7mm, Chalisgaon - 135mm
and Bhadgaon - 91mm.
Rain showering paralyses life - sun seen after 3 days:
Khandesh witnessed pouring effect yesterday whole day severely
damaging standing crop and disrupting routine life. Raining
begun on Sunday midnight continued till today morning and region
has seen sun rays after span of 3 consecutive days raining.
District's standing ready to pick cotton crop in around 3.50
Lakh hectares area has turned wet. Many agricultural produces
marketing committee having Jwar and alike grains arrived have
reported gunny bags getting wet during continued raining. Nandurbar
district's red chilli is also in deep danger state. Sudden monsoon
alike pouring of rain has wiped out farmers dreams with primary
estimates of around 200 Crores for Jalgaon, 100 Crores for Dhule
and large amount for Nandurbar district.
District administration has raised alert levels and ordered
block officers and Tahsil officers not to leave head quarters.
It has also notified coastal areas of likely further pouring
due to fayan effect moving from Northern Maharashtra coasts.
Raining statistics - Chalisgaon taluka on top:
Chalisgaon taluka has witnessed maximum rainfall during three
days continued raining in district. It has recorded 37mm rainfall
followed by Bhadgaon - 31mm, Pachora - 26, Erandol - 22, Jalgaon
and Jamner - 18.6mm, Yaval - 3.2, Dharangaon - 13mm, Bhusawal
- 10.3 and Bodwad and Chopda with 6mm totalling to 246.7mm rainfall
in last 3 days.
Monsoon alike raining affect life in region:
Entire Khandesh region and rest of Maharashtra continues to
witness deep depress zone leading to raining since last 3 days.
Raining begun on Sunday night in showering form and has turnWed
pouring since today morning. Meteorological department has estimated
cyclonic winds in next 48 hours in many areas in State in next
48 hours. Raining has caused around 10 Crores damages to standing
cotton, Jwar and Bazra crops in region and would equally affect
pulses produces in Rubby. MuktaiNagar taluka remained on top
with 23.6mm raining and Amalner with 1.2mm raining by now.
Rain showering continues throughout day:
Entire Jalgaon district witnessed rain showering for whole day
yesterday since Sunday midnight. Climate continued to be cloudy
and there is significant chill in atmosphere. This raining has
disrupted Kharip ready to pick crop and equally raised good
hopes of Rubby season ahead. Jamner taluka had medium to heavy
raining while rest have reported showering.
Rain showering in district:
Jalgaon city and neighbouring areas witnessed cloudy climate
followed by rain showering yesterday night. Climate is cloudy
since morning as well and is likely to have more of showers
Monsoon raining at its best:
Jalgaon district witnessed second
consecutive day of raining on Monday. Raining caused water logging
in many internal areas of Bhusawal and electricity disruption.
Standing Jwar, cotton crop faced damages due to this raining.
District has received 81.76% raining by now. Continued raining
has increased this percentage significantly by 7% in last two
days. Jalgaon taluka is on top of chart with 70mm raining followed
by Dharangaon with 64mm and Bhusawal with 60.7mm rainfall. This
raining has full Jalgaon city's Mehrun Lake through good inflow
from Ambajhara Lake.
Kojagiri festivity celebrated with cheer:
District celebrated Kojagiri Pornima with cheer
and enthusiasm. Jalgaon city had 1.50 Lakhs litres milk consumption
along with neighbouring Bhusawal taking around 25,000 litres
of milk. Jalgaon milk union 'Vikas' sold around 2.50 Lakh litres
of milk while rest dairies sold around 1 Lakh litres in all.
Jalgaon city and rest district had medium showering raining
continued for whole night. This troubled full moon view. Bhusawal
division had rain pouring while Yaval, Faizpur, Bodwad, Raver
and Jalgaon had medium raining. Climate is cloudy and showering
today as well.
Monsoon 2009 - mere 73% rainfall until now:
Jalgaon district has an average Monsoon rainfall this
season. It has received 511.7mm raining (73%) of its average
rainfall during whole season. This includes Chopda on top of
table with 109% raining and Jamner on bottom with 54% rain.
Farmers still wait desperate pouring for Rubby season cultivation.
Parola, Pachora and Bhadgaon taluka have around 64% rainfall
while Erandol, Amalner, Chalisgaon, Jalgaon, Dharangaon, Bodwad,
MuktaiNagar and Yaval are also on medium levels.
Cyclonic winds in Raver, MuktaiNagar:
Raver and MuktaiNagar taluka eastern areas witnessed sudden
cyclonic winds yesterday afternoon. This has mounted huge losses
to farmers for standing banana crop. Primary estimates reveal
75 Lakhs losses in Anturli (MuktaiNagar) and Rasalpur (Raver)
to Jwar and cotton crops. A few of areas also had snowing.
Monsoon 2009 relaxes woes - 72% rainfall recorded by now:
District's this season monsoon rainfall disrupted with delayed
start and large gaps in between has finally eased pressure.
Continued raining since last 15 days has taken this figure up
to 72.38% of average rainfall. Continued raining has helped
animal feed grass availability and availed ample water storage
in dams. Refer our monsoon 2009 section for detailed information
State has earlier announced 7 taluka of district as water-short
taluka for this monsoon. However actual picture could arrive
only after Kharip produces yield calculations announcement.
Monsoon raining eases water woes - 65% rainfall recorded by
Continued rainfall since last 2 days has escaped standing Kharip
crop from damages. Most of taluka in district have reported
good raining throughout last week. Ratnavati River in Chopda
has witnessed flooding and Hatnur dam's 10 gates are open. Kang
River in Jamner is also flooding. Jalgaon taluka had 77.8mm
rainfall, Erandol had 80mm and Dharangaon had 72mm raining in
last 2 days.
Monsoon raining re-arrival marks cheer:
Jalgaon district is witnessed good medium to heavy raining all
around since yesterday. District had total of 703mm rainfall
since morning. This includes Raver on lowest rain and Erandol
on top. Jalgaon had 55mm, Jamner - 31.7mm, Erandol - 64, Dharangaon
- 58, Bhusawal - 54, Bodwad - 47.05, Raver - 14.8, Yaval - 58.8,
MuktaiNagar - 32, Amalner - 27.2, Parola - 34.8, Chopda - 61,
Chalisgaon - 61, Bhadgaon - 62 and Pachora 42mm. By now there
has been total 48.13% in district. Please refer Monsoon 2009
section for detailed statistics.
Pola brings Monsoon raining cheer:
Whole Jalgaon district witnessed medium to heavy raining yesterday
evening. Jalgaon, Chalisgaon, Chopda, Yaval, Jamner and Adavad
had heavy raining while Parola, Chopda, Pachora and Bhadgaon
taluka had medium raining. This raining has saved standing cotton
crop from damages. Belganga Nala flooding led to water logging
and disruption in services at Chinchkhede village of Chalisgaon
taluka. Raining continued till late night and climate is cloudy
today as well. Farmers rejoiced this raining and celebrated
it at many places.
Desperate monsoon raining awaited:
District farmers are facing harder times with monsoon raining
moving out and absolutely no rainfall being observed even in
peak Shravana month. There is no good raining in district after
continued three days rainfall 15 days back. This is likely to
reduce overall agricultural productivity of this season by 10-15%
and result in water woes for district. Most of dams are on lowest
levels of storage. In all 8 out of 15 dam have no water storage
by this time of Monsoon Season.
Monsoon raining pleases region:
Region has witnessed continued 3 days rain showering since yesterday
night. This has turned to one of nature's bliss to region witnessed
once in last many years. Continued raining has helped farmers'
complete cultivation and ease water woes of district. Hatnur
dam's all 36 gates are open to full extent following good rainfall
in Tapi river areas. Raining has stopped since today morning
but climate still is cloudy.
Showery raining pleases with Monsoon best effect:
Whole Khandesh continues to witness showery rainfall begun since
Monday evening. Administration has reported average rainfall
of 32.6mm while Yaval on top having 58.6mm rainfall in two days.
Showering has led to increase in ground water level by a meter.
It has opened Hatnur dam's all 36 gates to control water pressure
and has sent alerts to villagers on bank of Tapi River. Continued
raining is helping in dam and lakes water level increase. Continued
raining however has disrupted regular farming works and routine
Neighbouring Dhule and Nandurbar districts also witnessed same
showering through two days and Girana dam region also had good
raining. Mor dam 4 gates are open to control water pressure.
Raining pleases whole region:
Khandesh zone is witnessing one of season's best rainfall beginning
since yesterday evening. Raining continued for whole night in
heavy to medium form. Climate is cloudy and rain showers are
in full pace since then. Continued raining and cloudy atmosphere
is likely to raise problems in solar eclipse view in the region.
This raining would largely benefit farmers awaiting good continued
District's 6 dam still dry:
Monsoon 2009 woes are harder to accept facts for district. District's
Manyad, Bori, Bahula, Hivra, Agnavati and Bhokarbari dam are
still dry. Medium to lower raining by time has escaped standing
crop but could cause drinking water woes in rest of year. Mangrul
dam is on top of list with 91.54% water storage followed by
Mor with 48.48%, Ambhora with 36%, Suki - 56%, Waghur - 2.92%,
Girana - 13% and Hatnur with 22.30% water storage. Girana and
Bori dam gates are now closed while Hatnur's 8 gates are still
Rain pours in Amalner taluka:
Amalner taluka is witnessing good raining since last 15 days.
It has recorded 212mm raining by now and most of Rivers and
dam here are now having water. Taluka has 70,000 hectares land
under Kharip cultivation which largely includes cotton - 39,324
hectares, Jwar - 5,521, corn - 6,790 hectares and others. Raining
has also eased drinking water woes of region.
Monsoon 2009 - 37 Taluka in Northern Maharashtra with
Monsoon 2009 has faded hopes of farmers in the northern Maharashtra
region. Out of 39 Taluka in North Maharashtra region, 37 taluka
have raining below average rainfall. Farmers are anxious and
await heavy rain to escape of likely financial woe by lower
rainfall in this monsoon. District has 8.50 Lakhs hectare land
under cultivation for this season.
- Monsoon raining - Meteorological department reports 10%
more raining compared to last year
- Hatnur dam 20 gates still open - raining in Chalisgaon and
Hatnur dam 20 gates opened:
Rain pouring continues in Yaval, Erandol and Pachora Taluka
and Jalgaon city on Tuesday night and Wednesday. This has led
to flooding in Tapi and Purna Rivers causing sharp water level
increase in Hatnur dam. Authorities have opened up 20 gates
of dam to control this rise. Water increase in Tapi River would
lead to ease water woes of many villages. Anjani River flowing
in Erandol Taluka also had flooding following raining in all
villages and places. Erandol has recorded 199mm raining by now
while Pachora has 103mm raining and Yaval had 127mm raining.
Two days raining had Erandol on top and Yaval on lowest in terms
Heavy raining in Jalgaon, Bhusawal and Jamner:
Jalgaon city, Bhusawal and Jamner regions witnessed heavy raining
yesterday night. Most of district areas had cloudy atmosphere
and humid conditions. Raining continued for around an hour.
Jalgaon, Bhusawal and Jamner also had good raining.
Hatnur dam 14 gates opened:
Tapi River originating areas raining along with Madhya Pradesh
and Tapi River confluence Rivers have led to rise of water levels
in Hatnur dam. As a result authorities have opened 4 gates of
dam by 1 meter each and 10 gates by half meter each yesterday.
This has led to flooding alike full flowing Tapi River. Administration
has already raised alerts to villagers living on banks of River
- Monsoon raining flooding and related reasons kills 8 in
Monsoon raining continues for third day - Flooding in Titur
and Aner Rivers:
Monsoon rain showers continued for third consecutive day in
whole district. Chalisgaon, Bhadgaon and Pachora Taluka had
heavy raining leading to flooding to Titur River. Hated and
Bhardu in Chopda witnessed cyclonic winds followed by snowing
for around 15 minutes. Aner River also had first flooding of
this season. Jalgaon city and industrial area had raining for
around one hour.
Raining continues on second day:
Monsoon raining has begun its stylish entry in region with most
of areas witnessing medium to heavy raining yesterday evening.
Jalgaon city had heavy rainfall for around 1.30 hours in evening
6PM onwards. Jamner, Bodwad, Sakegaon and Amalner regions also
had raining reported. Administration has issued warning notes
to villagers living on banks of River.
Heavy rain showers caused water logging in lower areas of JDCC
Bank Colony behind SMIT College area. City areas like Natwar
Theatre Chowk, B. J. Market, district stadium front-side and
Old Bombay Lodge area had water logging and drained for hours.
Rain pouring in Jalgaon city:
Jalgaon city witnessed heavy raining yesterday evening around
5PM for around 30 minutes. This raining led to water logging
in many lower areas in city. Bhusawal, Chopda, Chalisgaon and
Parola had medium raining. Rain water logging has fouled Jalgaonities
- Pimprala Rath festivity
celebrated with cheer
- Showery raining
in Chalisgaon, Amalner and Chopda
District's 40% land still awaiting good raining for cultivation:
Jalgaon district farmers have harder time this season with delayed
monsoon raining. District has received mere 8% raining by this
time and as a result almost 40% of irrigable land still lying
un-cultivated. District's dams are reaching lowest and zero
marks. Region now look forwards to good heavy raining to escape
Cyclonic winds and
raining in Sakegaon (Bhusawal):
Bhusawal Taluka witnessed heavy raining yesterday afternoon
beginning at around 4pm. Sakegaon in Taluka witnessed cyclonic
winds prior to raining. This caused around 6 large trees falling
down and ZP school shades took off. Erandol also had medium
raining yesterday night. Jalgaon city also had showery medium
raining yesterday night.
Monsoon 2009 - 8% raining recorded by now:
District meteorological department has recorded 8.37% average
rainfall in district by now. Yesterday raining has led to buffalo
and two wheeler flowing in rain flooding. Raver Taluka has reported
losses of 3 Lakhs due to Monday raining. Refer Monsoon
section for detailed Taluka-wise rainfall.
Flooding in Raver, showering in rest district:
Raver city and rest of Taluka witnessed rain pouring yesterday
night beginning at 8PM. This led to road traffic disruption
on Raver - Burhanpur road and also caused water logging in many
of remote, low side areas. Rasalpur and Khiroda also have reports
of water logging in many areas. Heavy rainfall in Satpuda hills
basin caused heavy flooding to Nagjhiri and Patalganga rivers.
Raining continued around for 90 minutes. Flooding caused River
water flowing above River Bridge on road. Jalgaon city, Bhusawal,
Varangaon, Yaval and Chalisgaon had medium to showering rainfall.
Monsoon raining boosts Kharip cultivation:
District farmers are in full pace preparations and processes for cultivation
in this Kharip season. District agricultural authority has reported 146,000
hectares cultivated by now which largely includes cotton and corn. Jalgaon
has total raining of 41.2mm by now, almost 20mm lesser compared to last
year by this time. Amalner Taluka is on top of chart with 62mm raining
by now and Bhadgaon with lowest of 11mm rainfall. Visit our Monsoon 2009
section for detailed updates.
Monsoon rain showers in district:
Jalgaon district's many areas witnessed rain showering yesterday night.
Lightning killed two animals in Pardhade (Pachora). Goraksha-Ganga River
in Kurha Kakoda had flooding following rain pouring. Bhusawal, Amalner
and Savda had heavy medium to heavy raining for hours. This raining has
eased temperature in region and triggered farmer cultivation process.
Girana dam water reserved for Jalgaon district:
Jalgaon district still has two special releases of Girana dam water to
tackle with delaying monsoon raining and drinking water supplies issues.
Malegaon region had raining in recent week easing their water woes and
comforting Jalgaonities on use of water. Girana dam has 12% usable storage
as of now while rest 8 dam have dried. Administration has also planned
to create 106 new well in 71 villages to facilitate water management.
Cyclonic winds causes losses
worth Rs. 27 Lakhs in Parola:
Region is facing hard times on natural calamities. Cyclonic winds arrived
on Tuesday evening in Parola has caused losses worth Rs. 27 Lakhs 31,500
as per Authorities primary estimates. It further reveals that heavy wind
flow took off shelters and shades of many houses, APMC godown and slum
areas. It also led to electricity supply cut down following trees falling
on supply lines. APMC has estimated losses of 18.15 Lakhs to its Godown
shades fleeing. Electricity supply company authorities are still working
on phased restoration of supplies.
Rain showers in whole district:
Jalgaon city, Amalner, Parola, Yaval and Chalisgaon regions witnessed
rain showering yesterday night. Parola had cyclonic winds before raining
leading to electricity disruption, trees falling down and temporary shades/
shelters fleeing. Farmers have express joy on this raining and are now
giving pace to cultivation for this season. Many areas had rain pouring
while a few had showering continued for around 30 to 60 minutes.
Monsoon raining and cyclonic winds fade governmental agencies disaster
Khandesh region witnessed cyclonic winds followed by thunder showers for
second consecutive day yesterday. Lightning killed 3 in Dhule and 3 in
Nandurbar and injuries to 5 others. Raining began with cyclonic winds
in full blow for around 30 minutes. It trimmed down many trees on road
sides disrupting electricity supplies throughout the whole night. Local
governances and electricity supply company failed to co-ordinate and implement
on-paper praised disaster management plans during real need time. Authorities
are working around on phased steps to restore electricity supplies after
hours of darkness. Jalgaon city alone has witnessed fall of 33 big trees
in last two days raining and wind blow.
Monsoon raining marks its thunder showering beginning:
Whole Khandesh region witnessed arrival of this Monsoon season's first
rainfall yesterday. Raining began with cloudy winds. Jalgaon, Dhule and
Nandurbar had thunder showers beginning from afternoon. Cyclonic winds
for around 30 minutes prior to this raining disrupted electricity supplies
and road traffic. Farmers still wait good raining to initiate their cultivation
for this season. Jalgaon city witnessed wind smoke in afternoon due to