Farmers jubilant in Mettupalayam as summer rains helped save crops

By SimpliCity News Team

Apr 16, 2018 05:04 PM

Coimbatore: The summer showers in and around Mettupalayam has brought respite from drought conditions and helped recharge of ponds and farm wells due to which farmers are jubilant.

The standing crops of plantain, coconut, sugar cane and areca nut crops have escaped from harsh summer condition as heavens opened up and rains lashed in the fast few days.

The summer rains have been a boon for the wild animals in Mettupalayam range and avian population dependent upon the water bodies in the villages surrounding Mettupalayam are also benefited the summer showers.

“The wild streams have been revived and check dams are brimming with water which is a blessing for wild animals like guar, deer, and elephants,” said Nature enthusiasts.

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