Monsooon finally hits Vidharbha
Posted on: 04:40 PM IST Jun 29, 2009
Punjab: Rain god finally smiled at drought-hit Vidharbha region of Maharastra.
MET department reported Vidharbha region recieved 70-mm rainfall, around 23-mm rainfall has been recorded in Nagpur, while Yavatmal has received the highest of 70-mm rainfall. The lowest was 5.50 mm in Buldahana district.
Agriculture activities has picked up in the region. Vidarbha has been in news for a spate of farmer suicides in recent years because of the falling minimum support price for cotton.
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