Heavy rains over western India to lift; to shift to North

Jannie Delucca

The monsoon could be pouring down with a vengeance over western India (Saurashtra, Kutch, Gujarat and North Maharashtra) thanks to a hyperactive small-force area whirring in the qualifications, but the rains are about to abate and change towards the Himalayan foothills, East and North-East India.

This is a basic indicator of an rising split-monsoon-like circumstance, an unavoidable stage when the monsoon takes a deep breath over the Peninsula, Central and West India and confines exercise to sections of the West Coast, the Himalayan foothills and adjoining East and North-East India as stated higher than.

This is also the time when sections of the East Coast, especially Tamil Nadu, coastal Andhra Pradesh and Odisha can hope to receive their share of the monsoon’s spoils with facilitating situations developing over the Bay of Bengal. As of now, the Arabian Sea and the Bay resemble ghost towns with nil exercise.


Rainfall pattern till

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Trouble brewing: India losing Italian coffee market to Uganda

There is extra difficulties brewing for Indian coffee exporters, who are not just going through a slump in total demand from customers due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but also staring at a reduction of share in Italy, their major export market, to exporters from Uganda.

Indian coffees are going through stiff levels of competition from low-price tag producer Uganda in the Italian market, which they have been dominating for more than earlier 3 a long time now. Italy accounts for about a fifth of India’s coffee exports.

Indian coffees in Italy are mainly sold in the premium section, these as in cafes and coffee bars. Brazil, the major coffee producer, dominates the Italian market with half the market share, adopted by India, which has a share of close to twenty per cent, and other key producers these as Vietnam and Uganda.

“The Ugandans are making an attempt to get as

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