Unseasonal rains destroyed the crops of onion in India

February 14, 2013. According to Times of India,  The lack of adequate rainfall in the last two years has led to a drought in the states, where farmers were not able to save your harvest, and drinking water has become inaccessible for many, something of a luxury. But now the off-season rains brought more damage to farmers in Nashik, Maharashtra. Those who were able to save their harvest, despite the drought, saw their fields ruined because of unseasonal rains on Monday.

Officials of the Committee for the production of agricultures in Lasalgaone, the largest onion market in Asia, confirmed that planting onions in Nashik were damaged. However, until the early to say whether this will lead to a rise in the cost of production.

Based on: Times of India
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