Incessant rains in Goa has raised concerns among farmers that their paddy crop might be damaged. State Agriculture director Satish Tendulkar said that the rains should stop for a while so that farmers can continue with the transplant of paddy.
Incessant rains lashing Goa has worried paddy farmers in the state as inundation in low lying areas may damage cultivation. The state has been witnessing heavy downpour since last week.
Also read: Uttarakhand: Race against time to find missing people
The statistics available from the agriculture department indicates that there 32,000 people involved in this activity.
READ MORE ON weather, heavy rains, incessant rains, goa, downpour, goa, paddy crop, agriculture, cultivation
ADS BY GOOGLE
video of the day
Why HSBC MF has a contrarian bet on IT stocks