Aadarsh Gram – Gudia Khera
Natural Resources & Climate
Rivers, water bodies, Status of Ground Water:-
No major river is flowing in the area of the village. The Hisar Ghaggar Multipurpose Drain, Sheranwali Distributory, Baruwali Distributory and Gudia Khera Minor are the basic water bodies irrigating the tracts. Besides, the tube wells are major source used by the farmers for irrigating their lands. The ground water level in the area is between 2 to 10 feet deep. The ground water is saline. The recharge of the ground water reservoir is high mostly from seepage from canals and irrigated fields. The major problem of the village is water logging which affecting the 750 acres of land.
Soil and Natural Resources:-
The soils of the village are sandy to sandy loam in texture. There are also sand dunes lying on the western direction of the village. During the days of summer, hot and dry winds blow throughout the day. This causes the shifting of sand dunes from one place to another. The sandy storms are a serious problem of the village.
The land, water, vegetation and minerals are natural resources to ensure prosperity of the people. The quality of the soil is alluvial which require high quality of plant nutrients to enhance the productivity of the crops. The pattern of the land utilization also needs to be upgraded. The deficient rainfall is major problem for recharging of underground aquifers. Ground water and Water logging have been posing a serious challenge to the people of village. There is a crisis in the energy resources available in the village. To overcome it, attempt should make for the development of non-conventional sources of energy such as solar, wind and bio-energy etc.
Climate including Rainfall:-
The climate of the village is dry. The season of the summer is longer than the season of winter. The rainfall is insufficient. The annual rainfall in Sirsa was only 124.5 millimeters which was the lowest among the entire district in Haryana. It was highest in district Ambala (1043.5), followed by Panchkula (935.3) and Yamuna Nagar (870.9). The average of five years, the district was having only 174.5 m.m rainfall which was the lowest among all 21 districts of the state. There is a rapid increase in the temperature in the month March. The mean daily maximum temperature during May & June is hottest touching 43 degree Celsius. There is moisture in the monsoon air causing uncomfortable nights. The humidity is also experienced during the monsoon season. Cloudy sky is also seen when western disturbances occur during the cold season. In summer, the hot winds are common phenomenon. Thunder storms also occur during the monsoon season. The occasional fogs affect the climate during the fog season.