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Sudden change in weather will have an immediate impact on crop harvests: JKH report



Intense rainfall the country is experiencing will have an immediate impact on crop harvests.

This is unfortunate as this is a period when the highest tea-crop yields are recorded in most plantation districts, John Keells tea market report stated yesterday.

"The quick succession from scorching weather to flooding which we have seen frequently is recent years is believed to be induced by Global warming. Weather patterns in Sri Lanka have seen drastic changes. Whilst there has been a reduction in rainfall, there has been more intense wet and dry spells. Such intense rainfall we are experiencing will have an immediate impact on crop harvests,"the report noted.

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