Friday, April 23, 2010

IMD "forecast"

The much awaited IMD forecast is out. All and sundry waited, for this crucial announcement, while millions of farmers depend on an accurate estimate.

But;
IMD forecast turned out like a deflated baloon.Vague hazy unclear and too general.Its a1959 type frcst.not region specific at all.
With super computers, and other facilities, we expected a more specific forecast.Which region of the country's vast areas will be deficient? Or which will be surplus? This IMD forecast means, if say, Gujarat is -10%, and sa, Karnataka is +10%, the prediction is correct. But what about the drought in the deficit region??
The country is too vast to give such a generalised estimate!
The irony: Next forecast straight in June now !
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