Cyclone Nivar affects sugarcane and other crops in Villupuram district


Villupuram, Tamil Nadu: According to the preliminary estimates, Cyclone Nivar has caused damage to the standing crops grown over 9,000 hectares area in the Villupuram district. The administration is assessing the damage caused by the cyclone in the district.

Sugarcane on 67 hectares was also damaged. The other crops include 4,000 hectares of paddy, 3,748 hectares of pulses, 448 hectares of groundnut, 67 hectares of sugarcane and 650.05 hectares of horticultural crops. The transplanted crops in an area of 1026.3 hectares were also inundated.



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