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Monsoon hits drought-hit Maharashtra, says IMD

Maharashtra is the country's second biggest producer of cotton, sugar cane and soybeans, and top producer of onions and summer-sown pulses.

Reuters  |  MUMBAI 

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 India's annual has covered some parts of the western state of and conditions are becoming favourable for further advancement into the southern part of the country, a weather department official said on Thursday.

has covered southern parts of and hit regions of the state are likely to get good rainfall in the next few days, K.S. Hosalikar, a senior official of the state-run Meteorological Department, told Reuters.

"In the next 2-3 days, is likely to cover some more parts of Maharashtra," he said.

is the country's second biggest producer of cotton, sugar cane and soybeans, and top producer of onions and summer-sown pulses.

 

 

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First Published: Thu, June 20 2019. 14:59 IST
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