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Untimely rains continue in several parts of India, farmers count losses

Rains and hailstorm may recede from tomorrow, but might reappear from Mar 24 particularly in North


Sanjeeb MukherjeeAgencies New Delhi
Unseasonal rains, accompanied by strong winds and hailstorm, continued to lash vast swathes of North and Central India on Monday, increasing the anxiety of wheat growers who were about to harvest their standing crop. And the government, which has been trying hard to tame inflation for a while now, also took note of it.

It acknowledged Monday that there has been some damage to the crop, but added that there is no concern about mustard and chickpea (chana) crops which have been harvested.

The weather has taken an about turn in the last few days. 

Experts were concerned about a

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First Published: Mar 20 2023 | 9:12 PM IST

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