Warn­ing signs

Down to Earth - - LETTERS - JA­COB SA­HAYAM

This is with ref­er­ence to the cover story, "Flat in 20 days" (April 16-30, 2014). Hail­storms that bat­tered Pun­jab, Ut­tar Pradesh, Ra­jasthan, Mad­hya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Ma­ha­rash­tra were shock­ing. The govern­ment should pre­pare for such events by putting in place manda­tory crop in­sur­ance, bet­ter fore­cast­ing sys­tems and stor­age fa­cil­i­ties.

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