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Maha: Monsoon onset in 8-10 days, says IMD

Mumbai, May 30 (UNI) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday that the monsoon will arrive in the city and across the state in eight to 10 days after the southwest monsoon hits Kerala within the next 24 hours.
Director of the IMD in Mumbai Sunil Kamble said that the IMD is expecting the arrival of the monsoon in Kerala one day in advance of its usual date of June 1.
"The normal date of the onset of monsoon in Kerala is June 1. But we are expecting an advanced monsoon, and within 24 hours, we are expecting the monsoon to reach Kerala. Once the monsoon arrives in Kerala, it takes eight to ten days to cover Maharashtra," Kamble said.
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Mumbai, June 20 (UNI) The Maharashtra Agriculture Department on Thursday advised farmers to use alternative fertilisers available in the market instead of relying only on DAP (Di-Ammonium Phosphate) in the current kharif season,

Currently sowing has started in the state and DAP fertiliser is in high demand. DAP fertilizer contains 18 percent nitrogen and 46 percent phosphorus as nutrients.

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Maharashtra Minister thanks Modi for givIng approval to Vadhavan port

20 Jun 2024 | 8:40 PM

Mumbai, June 20 (UNI) Maharashtra Ports Development Minister Sanjay Bansode on Thursday thanked the Union Cabinet and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for approving the construction of a major port at Vadhavan in the state's Palghar district.

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Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and gusty winds very likely at isolated places over Vidarbha

20 Jun 2024 | 8:16 PM

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Southwest Monsoon further advanced into some more parts of Vidarbha

20 Jun 2024 | 8:14 PM

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People have lost faith in Modi: Pawar

People have lost faith in Modi: Pawar

20 Jun 2024 | 6:42 PM

Mumbai, June 20 (UNI) Nationalist Congress Party (SP) supremo Sharad Pawar said on Thursday that people have lost faith in Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the latter’s "guarantee" has turned out to be "false".

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