The report marks a steadily rising intensity of warnings about the effect brewing in Pacific from weather departments and cos across the world.
Farmers selling wheat to private traders were getting anywhere between Rs 1,400 a quintal which was the minimum support price to Rs 1,500 a quintal.
The agriculture ministry is making unprecedented preparations to counter impact of weak monsoon rains, which will be the top priority for the new government.
Demand for accurate weather predictions heralds burgeoning business opportunity for private forecasting firms
From being the preserve of IMD, answer to ‘What’s the weather going to be like?’ is being offered by private entrants to climate forecasting in India.
US meteorologists say weather phenomenon that upsets rainfall pattern is still developing; pegs El Nino probability this year at 75%.
Apple and almond trees, which need warmth to blossom and bear fruit, have been damaged and the wheat harvest could be threatened.
Indian wheat prices remain firm in the global market with no signs of an ease off in the Ukraine-Russia crisis, with private exporters ready to wait.
A long summer with below-normal rainfall is on the horizon, setting the stage for higher sales of ice creams, juices and soft drinks.
Weather scientists from Australia to the US are seeing ominous signs of a ‘monster El Nino’ but Met dept insists there’s no cause for panic.
Russia’s standoff with the West over Ukraine and the threat of sanctions by the US seem to have come as a boon for Indian wheat traders.
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