Harvest of tea in assam ,west bengal hit by dry spell in march

The first harvest of tea in Assam and West bengal, the country's largest black tea producing states, has been hit by the dry spell in march.

The first flush tea harvest loss could be between 5% and 10 %, industry excutives said.

Tea producers in the region are worried whether the weather improve in april for the tea bushes to produce quality teas.