Untimely rains and hailstorm might batter Vidarbha again later in the month. According to weathermen the region may witness rains and thunderstorms between February 20 and February 22.
As the weather in Vidarbha and Marathwada is becoming unstable, rains coupled with storm may occur in parts of Vidarbha and Marathwada.
In many areas of Amravati, Akola, Buldhana and Washim districts, there is a possibility of rain accompanied by thunderstorms. Meteorologists have also expressed the possibility of stormy wind and rains in some parts of Yavatmal, Wardha, Nagpur, Jalna, Parbhani, Hingoli and Aurangabad districts.
There is also a possibility of hailstorm for some time with rain. The temperature of Vidarbha and Marathwada increased throughout this week. According to weather experts, there will be some cloudy weather conditions between February 20 and 22.
Agricultural Department has released and advisory and appealed the farmers to take preventive measures.
Farmers should keep the commodities in safe place by planning this weather situation. If the commodity is brought to the market committees for sale, then it should be covered properly, the advisory stated. Agriculture Department has also appealed farmers to take shelter in a safe place during stormy rain and not to stop in the open field or under the tree.