Rainfall Current Affairs, GK & News

Statement on Climate of India during 2020

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) recently released its Statement on Climate of India during 2020. According to IMD, 2020 was the eight warmest year on record since 1901. What are the Key Highlights of the Statement on Climate of India, 2020? Around twelve out of fifteen warmest years since 1901 were between 2006 and 2020. ..

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India has Received More than Normal Rainfall So Far: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has reported that rainfall has been more than normal in the country so far this year and it has been around 6% more than the normally perceived rainfall in the country during this time. The more than normal rainfall has been observed in the south peninsula, central India and east ..

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Kharif crops: 44% more and Pulses: 2.5 times more in 2020

The Sowing coverage area in India for the 2020 Kharif season has increased as compared to that of 2019. Highlights The sowing area of Kharif crops has increased by 44% and that of pulses has increased by 2.5 times. It is expected to increase in the coming weeks. This is mainly because, India received 18% ..

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What is iFLOWS?

iFLOWS is a flood warning system that alerts flood prone areas. The warning is provided 6 to 72 hours in advance. It was launched in Mumbai. Highlights iFLOWS was launched by the Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddav Thackeray and Dr Harsh Vardhan, the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare. iFLOWS is Integrated Flood Warning ..

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Sown Crop Area has increased by 36%

On April 20, 2020, the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare announced that the sown crop area of summer crops has increased by 36%. Farming had been completely exempted from lock down. Highlights The rise has been mainly observed in rice cultivation. Rainfall has increased by 14% as compared to last year. The total ..

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