Recent rains have improved the condition of grain crops in almost all Ukrainian regions and most of them are in a good or satisfactory state, Ukrainian weather forecasters said on Monday.

Forecasters said in a weekly report that only southern and some areas in central Ukraine still suffered from the lack of moisture in soil, reported citing Reuters.

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Severe drought, which started during autumn sowing, led the government to cut the grain crop forecast to 60 million tonnes in 2020 from a record 75.1 million in 2019, although now the harvest is seen at between 65 and 68 million tonnes.

Analysts forecast this year's output at between 68 and 72 million tonnes.