Severe frost and chill weather worries potato farmers in Mithila region

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Cold Weather disappoints Potato Farmers of Bihar's Mithila region

While normalcy has been lost in the entire mithila due to  increased frost and shiver , the potato crop have also been severely affected in the region due to harsh weather conditions.

Farmers are disappointed as they may have to face losses in case the weather conditions do not improve in the next few days.not only potatoes but the continued adverse weather might ruin the mango crop as well.

“This time the weather conditions in November and December were suitable for potato cultivation.After a long time farmers were expecting bumper potato production. But sudden change in weather has been a serious setback. If such conditions prevail in the next few days, we fear that the size of the potatoes will remain small, and reduce the net production,” said a potato farmer in Darbhanga district of Mithila region.

Daily labourers are facing the brunt of the and there is a problem of starvation in front of them.

However , the farmers say that due to the fall in frost , wheat crop will not get affected.

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