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The Indian state government installed a 10-tonne solar-powered cold storage unit for farm produce in the nearby village of Khawzawl.

For Indian farmer Lalmuankimi Bawitlung, selling her annual orange harvest is often a race against time to beat the heat.

The 38-year-old, who owns a small plot in her village in northeastern India, threw away about a third of her 350 kg (772 pound) crop last year because the fruit became overripe or rotten, and could not be sold.

“I have always been in a hurry to dispose of my oranges at whatever price available, to prevent as much wastage as possible … (with) the increasing heat making it worse,” she said at her home in Kawnzar village in the state of Mizoram.

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Source: Reuters

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