Thunderstorm over northern region, dense fog is expected in east & north east belt
The Western Disturbance and associated cyclonic circulation persist over West Rajasthan and adjoining Pakistan between 1.5 & 2.1 km above mean sea level. Under its influence, thunderstorm/hailstorm accompanied with lightning at isolated places is likely over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi on 26th & 27th November. In Haryana, complete picking of cotton. Undertake sowing of wheat, barley and fodder crops like barseem and oat. In Uttarakhand, undertake harvesting of pigeon pea, continue plucking of pods of bean and pea. Continue sowing of wheat, mustard, berseem and lentil, complete sowing of gram.
Under the influence of active easterly wave conditions over south peninsula, Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and heavy rain likely at isolated places over Tamilnadu, Puducherry , Karaikal and Kerala. In Tamil nadu, in rice, due to prevailing weather condition, occurrence of leaf folder and BPH incidence is being noticed in the Samba rice. For the management of leaf folder, apply Cartop Hydrochloride 4 G @ 6 kg/acre mixed with equal quantity of sand or Cholorpyriphos 400 ml/acre. For BPH control, Imidacloprid at 40 ml/acre, may be sprayed, after current spells of heavy rain.
Dense fog likely at isolated pockets over Odisha and South Assam & Meghalaya during morning hours of tomorrow. Squally wind (speed reaching 40-50 kmph likely to prevail over comorin area. In Odisha, after harvesting of paddy in medium land, it is ideal time for land preparation for sowing pulses like green gram, black gram and pea. Right time to take up Paira crop which can be sown seven days before harvesting of paddy. Sow the seeds after treating with Carboxin+Thiram @ 2gm/kg of seed. In Assam continue harvesting of Sali rice, continue sowing of rapeseed, mustard, continue field preparation for sowing of wheat, lentil and potato. Continue nursery sowing of boro rice, continue transplanting of rabi vegetables.