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Weather Advisories for Farmers

We issue weather advisory after every ten days for our farmers.  We also issue weather advisory report for whole country & province based including Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit & Kashmir. Our report consists of  following parameters:

  • Past Weather
  • Temperature Forecast
  • Wind & Rain Forecast

 

Weather Advisories for Farmers
Weather advisory for Farmers (21th to 31th July, 2014)
Issued on 21 Jul, 2014

Past Weather (11th to 20th July, 2014)

Light to moderate rainfall reported from agricultural plains of the country during the last decade.

Temperature Forecast

Temperatures are likely to be normal/above normal in the agricultural plains of the country and heat wave will also envelop northern areas during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Light to moderate rainfalls at isolated places is expected over most of the agricultural plains of the province during the end of 1st half of decade.
Light rainfall expected at isolated places of Sindh during end of decade.
Heavy falls at isolated places is expected over most of the agricultural plains of the province during the end of 1st half of decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected in the province. However light rainfall expected in North western parts of Balochistan during the 2nd half of decade.
Mostly cloudy weather with light to moderate rainfall over hills is expected in most parts of GB during end of 1st half of decade.
Mainly cloudy weather with light to moderate rainfall over hills is expected in isolated parts of Kashmir during end of 1st half of decade.

Wind Forecast

Dust storm/ gusty wind conditions likely to prevail in the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Pest/viral attacks and more weeds growth are expected after expected monsoon rains in sugarcane and other standing crops in upper parts of the country. Farmers are therefore advised to take in time precautionary measures in this regard.

  • Farmers of rainfed areas obtaining water through tube wells and irrigated areas in upper parts are advised to schedule the irrigation according to the expected weather mentioned during the decade. Rainfall/gusty winds after irrigation cause water logging of standing crops like maize, sugarcane and cotton. Farmers should be very careful in this regard.

  • Due to expected monsoon rains during the decade farmers are advised to take in time precautionary measures to protect their crops, livestock and other property from any expected heavy rain.

  • Farmers of upper half of the country are advised to complete sowing of Kharif crops in time to utilize fully the present soil moisture especially growers of maize crop in rainfed areas.

Spokesman

Weather advisory for Farmers (11th to 20th July, 2014)
Issued on 11 Jul, 2014

Past Weather (1st to 10th July, 2014)

Light to moderate rainfall reported from agricultural plains of the Punjab, K.P, Balochistan, G.B & Kashmir, however light rainfall reported Sindh during the last decade.

Temperature Forecast

Temperatures are likely to be normal/above normal in the agricultural plains of the country and heat wave will also envelop northern areas during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Light to moderate rainfalls at isolated places is expected over most of the agricultural plains of the province during the 2nd half of decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected in the province. However light rainfall expected in Lower Sindh i.e. Karachi, Thatta etc. during end of decade.
Heavy falls at isolated places is expected over most of the agricultural plains of the province during the 2nd half of decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected in the province.
Mostly cloudy weather with light to moderate rainfall over hills is expected in most parts of GB during the decade.
Mainly cloudy weather with light to moderate rainfall over hills is expected in isolated parts of Kashmir during the decade.

Wind Forecast

Dust storm/ gusty wind conditions likely to prevail in the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Pest/viral attacks and more weeds growth are expected after expected monsoon rains in sugarcane and other standing crops in upper parts of the country. Farmers are therefore advised to take in time precautionary measures in this regard.

  • Farmers of rainfed areas obtaining water through tube wells and irrigated areas in upper parts are advised to schedule the irrigation according to the expected weather mentioned during the decade. Rainfall/gusty winds after irrigation cause water logging of standing crops like maize, sugarcane and cotton.

  • Due to expected monsoon rains during the decade farmers are advised to take in time precautionary measures to protect their crops, livestock and other property from any expected heavy rain.

Spokesman

Weather advisory for Farmers (1st to 10th July, 2014)
Issued on 1 Jul, 2014

Past Weather (21th to 30th June, 2014)

Light to moderate rainfall reported from agricultural plains of the Punjab, K.P, G.B & Kashmir, however light rainfall reported from Balochistan & dry weather reported from Sindh during the last decade.

Temperature Forecast

Temperatures are likely to be normal/above normal in the agricultural plains of the country and heat wave will also envelop northern areas during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Scattered rain/thunder showers over hills is expected during the 1st half of the decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected in the province. However light rainfall expected in Lower Sindh i.e. Karachi, Thatta etc. during 1st half of decade.
Heavy falls at isolated places is expected over most of the agricultural plains of the province during the 1st half of decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected in the province. However light rainfall expected over coastal areas of Balochistan during the end of decade.
Mostly cloudy weather with light to moderate rainfall over hills is expected in most parts of GB during the decade.
Mainly cloudy weather with light to moderate rainfall over hills is expected in isolated parts of Kashmir during the decade.

Wind Forecast

Dust storm/ gusty wind conditions likely to prevail in the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Pest/viral attacks and more weeds growth are expected after expected monsoon rains in sugarcane and other standing crops in upper parts of the country.

  • Farmers are therefore advised to take in time precautionary measures in this regard.

  • Farmers of rainfed areas obtaining water through tube wells and irrigated areas in upper parts are advised to schedule the irrigation according to the expected weather mentioned during the decade.

  • Rainfall/gusty winds after irrigation cause water logging of standing crops like maize, sugarcane and cotton.

  • Due to expected onset of monsoon rains during the decade farmers are advised to take in time precautionary measures to protect their crops, livestock and other property from any expected heavy rain.

Spokesman

Weather advisory for Farmers (21th to 30th June, 2014)
Issued on 23 Jun, 2014

Past Weather (11th to 20th June, 2014)

Light to moderate rainfall reported from agricultural plains of the Punjab, K.P, G.B & Kashmir, however light rainfall reported from Sindh & Balochistan during the last decade.

Temperature Forecast

Temperatures are likely to be above normal in the agricultural plains of the country and heat wave will also envelop northern areas during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Mainly dry weather is expected however light rainfall over hills is expected during the end of decade.
Dry weather is expected in the province.
Mainly dry weather is expected, light to moderate rainfall at isolated places is expected over most of the agricultural plains of the province during the end of decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected in the province. However light rainfall expected over northern Balochistan during the end of decade.
Mostly cloudy weather with light to moderate rainfall over hills is expected in most parts of GB during the end of decade.
Mainly dry weather with light to moderate rainfall over hills is expected in isolated parts of Kashmir during the end of decade.

Wind Forecast

Dust storm/ gusty wind conditions likely to prevail in the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Due to prevailing dry weather and rising day time temperature in lower parts of the country, cotton and sugarcane farmers should irrigate the crops as per requirement.

  • Wheat obtained should be stored with proper treatment so that wheat may be kept for long time without any loss due to coming moist conditions during monsoon.

  • Pest/viral attacks and more weeds growth are expected after recent rains on sugarcane and other standing crops in upper parts of the country. Farmers are therefore advised to take in time precautionary measures in this regard.

  • Farmers of rainfed areas in upper parts are advised to cultivate maize crop due to recent rains. Farmers obtaining crop water through tube wells are also advised to schedule the irrigation according to the expected weather mentioned during the decade.

  • Due to expected onset of monsoon rains in last week of June, farmers are advised to take in time precautionary measures to protect their crops, livestock and other property from any expected heavy rain.

Spokesman

Weather advisory for Farmers (11th to 20th June, 2014)
Issued on 11 Jun, 2014

Past Weather (1st to 10th June, 2014)

Light to moderate rainfall reported from agricultural plains of the K.P, G.B & Kashmir, however light rainfall reported from Punjab & Balochistan, and dry weather reported from Sindh during the last decade.

Temperature Forecast

Temperatures are likely to be above normal in the agricultural plains of the country and heat wave will also envelop northern areas during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Mainly dry weather is expected however light rainfall over hills is expected during the end of decade.
Dry weather is expected in the province.
Mainly dry weather is expected, light to moderate rainfall at isolated places is expected over most of the agricultural plains of the province during the end of decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected in the province. However light rainfall expected over northern Balochistan during the end of decade.
Mostly cloudy weather with light to moderate rainfall over hills is expected in most parts of GB during the end of decade.
Mainly dry weather with light to moderate rainfall over hills is expected in isolated parts of Kashmir during the end of decade.

Wind Forecast

Dust storm/ gusty wind conditions likely to prevail in the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Due to prevailing dry weather and rising day time temperature, cotton and sugarcane farmers should irrigate the crops as per requirement.

  • Wheat obtained should be stored with proper treatment so that wheat may be kept for long time without any loss due to coming moist conditions during monsoon.

  • Pest/viral attacks and more weeds growth are expected after recent rains on sugarcane crop. Farmers are therefore advised to take in time precautionary measures in this regard.

  • Farmers of rainfed areas obtaining crop water through tube wells are also advised to schedule the irrigation according to the expected weather mentioned during the decade.

  • Farmers of upper half of the country are advised to complete sowing of Kharif crops in time so that crop may obtain normal growing conditions during crop life cycle.

Spokesman

Weather advisory for Farmers (1st to 10th June, 2014)
Issued on 2 Jun, 2014

Past Weather (21th to 31th May, 2014)

Light to moderate rainfall reported from agricultural plains of the Punjab, K.P, G.B & Kashmir, however light rainfall reported from Sindh & Balochistan during the last decade.

Temperature Forecast

Temperatures are likely to be normal/slightly above normal in the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Mainly dry weather is expected however light rainfall over hills is expected in the province during the decade.
Dry weather is expected in the province
Mainly dry weather is expected, light to moderate rainfall at isolated places is expected over most of the agricultural plains of the province during the decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected in the province. However light rainfall expected over northern Balochistan during the decade.
Mostly cloudy weather with light to moderate rainfall over hills is expected in most parts of GB during the decade.
Mainly dry weather with light to moderate rainfall over hills is expected in isolated parts of Kashmir during the decade.

Wind Forecast

Dust storm/ gusty wind conditions likely to prevail in the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Harvesting/Threshing of wheat crop has been completed in the most of the agricultural areas of the country. Due to prevailing dry weather and rising day time temperature, cotton and sugarcane farmers should irrigate the crops as per requirement.

  • Wheat obtained after threshing should be stored with proper treatment so that wheat may be kept for long time without any loss due to present and expected moist conditions.

  • Pest/viral attacks and more weeds growth are expected after recent rains on sugarcane crop. Farmers are therefore advised to take in time precautionary measures in this regard.

  • Farmers of rainfed areas obtaining crop water through tube wells are also advised to schedule the irrigation according to the expected weather mentioned during the decade

Spokesman

Weather advisory for Farmers (21th to 31th May, 2014)
Issued on 21 May, 2014

Past Weather (11th to 20th May, 2014)

Light to moderate rainfall reported from agricultural plains of the country during the last decade.

Temperature Forecast

Temperatures are likely to be normal/slightly above normal in the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Mainly dry weather is expected, however light to moderate rainfall is expected at isolated places of the agricultural plains of the province during the decade.
Dry weather is expected in the province.
Mainly dry weather is expected, light to moderate rainfall at isolated places is expected over most of the agricultural plains of the province during the decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected in the province. However light to moderate rainfall expected over northern Balochistan during the decade.
Mostly cloudy weather light to moderate with isolated heavy rainfall over hills is expected in most parts of GB during the decade.
Mostly cloudy weather with light to moderate/ heavy rainfall over hills is expected in most parts of Kashmir during the decade.

Wind Forecast

Dust storm/ gusty wind conditions likely to prevail in the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Wheat crop is fully matured in the agricultural plains of Punjab KP & Balochistan. Whereas harvesting/ threshing of wheat crop has been completed in agricultural plains of Sindh & adjoining areas of southern Punjab. Farmers are therefore advised to harvest the full matured crop keeping the expected rains in mind.

  • Wheat obtained after threshing should be stored with proper treatment so that wheat may be kept for long time without any loss due to present and expected moist conditions.

  • Pest/viral attacks are expected after recent rains on sugarcane crop. Farmers are therefore advised to take in time precautionary measures in this regard.

Spokesman

Weather advisory for Farmers (11th to 20th May, 2014)
Issued on 12 May, 2014

Past Weather (1st to 10th May, 2014)

Light to moderate rainfall reported from agricultural plains of the country during the last decade.

Temperature Forecast

Temperatures are likely to be normal/slightly below normal in the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Light to moderate rainfall with isolated heavy falls is expected in most of the agricultural plains of the province during the decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected in the province. However light to moderate rainfall expected at isolated places on 14th and 15th May during the decade.
Light to moderate rainfall with isolated heavy falls is expected over most of the agricultural plains of the province during the decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected in the province. However light to moderate rainfall expected over northern Balochistan on 14th and 15th May during the decade.
Light to moderate with isolated heavy rainfall over hills is expected in most parts of GB during the decade.
Light to moderate/ heavy rainfall over hills is expected in most parts of Kashmir during the decade.

Wind Forecast

Dust storm/ gusty wind conditions likely to prevail in the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Wheat crop is fully matured in the agricultural plains of Punjab KP & Balochistan. Whereas harvesting/ threshing of wheat crop has been completed in agricultural plains of Sindh & adjoining areas of southern Punjab. Farmers are therefore advised to harvest the full matured crop keeping the expected rains in mind.

  • Wheat obtained after threshing should be stored with proper treatment so that wheat may be kept for long time without any loss due to present and expected moist conditions.

  • Cotton and sugarcane crops growers are informed to irrigate the crops keeping the expected rains in mind during the decade.

Spokesman

Weather advisory for Farmers (1st to 10th May, 2014)
Issued on 2 May, 2014

Past Weather (21th to 30th April, 2014)

Light to moderate rainfall reported from agricultural plains of the country during the last decade.

Temperature Forecast

Temperatures are likely to be above normal (1-3°C) in the agricultural plains of the country during the decade

Rain Forecast

Mainly dry weather is expected during the decade. However light to moderate rainfall is expected mostly over upper & central parts are expected during the decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected in the province however light rainfall expected at isolated places during the decade.
Light to moderate rainfall over the hills is expected mostly over upper hilly areas and central parts during the decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected during the decade. However light to moderate rainfall is expected in North West Baluchistan during the decade.
Light to moderate with isolated heavy rainfall over hills is expected in most parts of GB during the decade.
Light to moderate/ heavy rainfall over hills is expected in most parts of Kashmir during the decade.

Wind Forecast

Dust storm/ gusty wind conditions likely to prevail in the lower half of the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Wheat crop is growing in wax to full maturity in the agricultural plains of KP & Balochistan. Whereas harvesting/ threshing of wheat crop has been completed in agricultural plains of Sindh & adjoining areas of southern Punjab. Farmers are therefore advised to harvest the full matured crop so that cultivation of the coming cotton crop may be possible in time.

  • During the harvesting process, farmers are advised to be aware about the weather conditions & keep listening & watching carefully the weather advisories issued through radio & television.

  • Due to rising day time temperature, cotton & sugarcane farmers should irrigate the crops as per requirement in Southern Punjab & Sindh.

Spokesman

Weather advisory for Farmers (21th to 30th April, 2014)
Issued on 21 Apr, 2014

Past Weather (11th to 20th April, 2014)

Light to moderate rainfall reported from agricultural plains of the country during the last decade.

Temperature Forecast

Temperatures are likely to be normal/slightly above normal in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Mainly dry weather is expected during the decade. However light to moderate rainfall is expected mostly over upper & central parts are expected during the decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected in the province however light rainfall expected at isolated places during the decade.
Light to moderate rainfall over the hills is expected mostly over upper hilly areas and central parts during the decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected during the decade. However light to moderate rainfall is expected in North West Baluchistan during the decade.
Light to moderate with isolated heavy rainfall over hills is expected in most parts of GB during the decade.
Light to moderate/ heavy rainfall over hills is expected in most parts of Kashmir during the decade.

Wind Forecast

Wind conditions likely to prevail in most of the agricultural plains of the country in the afternoon with dust raising winds in the lower half of the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Wheat crop is growing at Milk /Wax/Full Maturity stages in most of the agricultural plains of the country. Farmers are advised to stop irrigation the crops by keeping in view of the occurred and expected rain in agricultural plains of the country.

  • Weeds are expected to shoot in excess after last heavy rains. Farmers should control weeds growth soon after rains. Weeds removing practices should be started soon after expected rains in the mentioned areas.

  • Farmers are advised to ensure field sanitation and spray prophylactic fungicidal & viral sprays to prevent spread of diseases on standing crops.

  • Wheat crop is growing at very crucial development stages of wax maturity/full maturity stages in Punjab. Farmers of these areas are advised to harvest Wheat crop keeping weather information in mind.

  • Farmers of southern Punjab & Sindh are advised to prepare land for cotton in time so that best grains conditions may be fully utilized during the whole crop life.

Spokesman

Weather advisory for Farmers (11th to 20th April, 2014)
Issued on 11 Apr, 2014

Past Weather (1st to 10th April, 2014)

Light to moderate rainfall reported from agricultural plains of the Punjab, K.P, Balochistan, GB & Kashmir and light rainfall reported from Sindh during the last decade.

Temperature Forecast

Temperatures are likely to be normal/slightly above normal in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Mainly dry weather is expected during the decade. However light to moderate rainfall is expected mostly over upper & central parts are expected in 1st half of the decade.
Dry weather is expected in the province during the decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected during the decade. However light to moderate rainfall over the hills is expected mostly over upper hilly areas and central parts during the decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected during the decade. However light to moderate rainfall is expected 1-2 days in North West Baluchistan during the decade.
Light to moderate with isolated heavy rainfall over hills is expected in most parts of GB during the decade.
Light to moderate/ heavy rainfall and snowfall over hills is expected in most parts of Kashmir during the decade.

Wind Forecast

Wind conditions likely to prevail in most of the agricultural plains of the country in the afternoon with dust raising winds in the lower half of the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Wheat crop is growing at Milk /Wax/Full Maturity stages in most of the agricultural plains of the country. Farmers are advised to stop irrigation the crops by keeping in view of the occurred and expected rain in agricultural plains of the country.

  • Weeds are expected to shoot in excess after last heavy rains. Farmers should control weeds growth soon after rains. Weeds removing practices should be started soon after expected rains in the mentioned areas.

  • Farmers are advised to ensure field sanitation and spray prophylactic fungicidal & viral sprays to prevent spread of diseases on standing crops.

  • Wheat crop is growing at very crucial development stages of wax maturity/full maturity stages in Punjab. Farmers of these areas are advised to harvest Wheat crop keeping weather information in mind.

  • Farmers of southern Punjab & Sindh are advised to prepare land for cotton in time so that best grains conditions may be fully utilized during the whole crop life.

Spokesman

Weather advisory for Farmers (1st to 10th April, 2014)
Issued on 1 Apr, 2014

Past Weather (21th to 31th March, 2014)

Light to moderate rainfall reported from agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Temperature Forecast

Temperatures are likely to be normal/slightly above normal in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Mainly dry weather is expected during the decade. However light to moderate rainfall with isolated heavy rainfall is expected mostly over upper & central parts are expected especially 05th to 06th of April during the decade.
Dry weather is expected in the province during the decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected during the decade. However light to moderate rainfall with isolated heavy rainfall/ light snowfall over the hills is expected mostly over upper hilly areas and central parts are expected especially 05th to 06th of April during the decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected during the decade. However light to moderate rainfall is expected especially on 05th to 06th of April in northern Baluchistan during the decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected during the decade. However light to moderate with isolated heavy rainfall and snowfall over hills is expected on 05th to 06th of April in most parts of GB during the decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected during the decade. However light to moderate/ heavy rainfall and snowfall over hills is expected in most parts of Kashmir during the decade especially 05th to 06th of April.

Wind Forecast

Wind conditions likely to prevail in most of the agricultural plains of the country in the afternoon with dust raising winds in the lower half of the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Wheat crop is growing at Flowering/Milk /Wax Maturity stages in most of the agricultural plains of the country. Farmers are advised to stop irrigation the crops by keeping in view of the occurred and expected rain in agricultural plains of the country.

  • Weeds are expected to shoot in excess after last heavy rains. Farmers should control weeds growth soon after rains. Weeds removing practices should be started soon after expected rains in the mentioned areas.

  • Farmers are advised to ensure field sanitation and spray prophylactic fungicidal & viral sprays to prevent spread of diseases on standing crops.

  • Wheat crop is growing at very crucial development stages of wax maturity/full maturity stages in Sindh and Punjab. Farmers of these areas are advised to irrigate the crops as per requirement keeping expected rains in mind.

  • Farmers of southern Punjab & Sindh are advised to prepare land for cotton in time so that best grains conditions may be fully utilized during the whole crop life.

Spokesman

Weather advisory for Farmers (21th to 31th March, 2014)
Issued on 21 Mar, 2014

Past Weather (11th to 20th March, 2014)

Light to moderate with isolated heavy rainfall reported from agricultural plains of Punjab, KP, Gilgit-Baltistan/ Kashmir and Baluchistan during the decade, whereas dry weather was reported in agricultural plains of Sindh.

Temperature Forecast

Day & night temperatures expected to be slightly below normal in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Light to moderate rainfall with isolated heavy rainfall/ light snowfall over the hills is expected mostly over upper & central parts are expected especially 21st - 24th and 27th - 29th of March during the decade.
Dry weather is expected in the province during the decade.
Light to moderate rainfall with isolated heavy rainfall/ light snowfall over the hills is expected mostly over upper hilly areas and central parts are expected especially 21st - 24th and 27th - 29th of March during the decade.
Light to moderate rainfall is expected in northern Baluchistan during first half of the decade.
Light to moderate with isolated heavy rainfall and snowfall over hills is expected in most parts of GB during the decade.
Light to moderate/ heavy rainfall and snowfall over hills is expected in most parts of Kashmir during the decade especially 21st - 24th and 29th of this month.

Wind Forecast

Normal wind pattern may prevail in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Wheat crop is growing at Flowering/Milk /Wax Maturity stages in most of the agricultural plains of the country. Farmers are advised to stop irrigation the crops by keeping in view of the occurred and expected rain in agricultural plains of the country.

  • Weeds are expected to shoot in excess after these rains. Farmers should control weeds growth soon after rains.

  • Farmers are advised to control further weeds growth at the present growing stages to stop any negative impact over the crops. Weeds removing practices should be started soon after expected rains in the mentioned areas.

  • Farmers are advised to ensure field sanitation and spray prophylactic fungicidal sprays to prevent spread of diseases on vegetables after rains.

  • Wheat crop is growing at very crucial development stages of milk maturity/wax maturity, in Sindh and Punjab. Farmers of these areas are advised to irrigate the crops as per requirement keeping expected rains in mind.

  • Farmers are advised to take up poultry rearing houses to maintain optimum room temperature and take care against the rapid changes in air temperature and relative humidity along the rains expected in the decade in upper parts of the country.

Spokesman

Weather advisory for Farmers (11th to 20th March, 2014)
Issued on 11 Mar, 2014

Past Weather (1st to 10th March, 2014)

Heavy rainfall reported from few agricultural plains of Punjab, KP, Gilgit Baltistan & Kashmir & light to moderate rainfall reported from Sindh & Balochistan during the last decade.

Temperature Forecast

Day & night temperatures expected to be slightly below normal in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Rainfall/ light snowfall over the hills and over upper & central parts is expected during the decade.
Rainfall is expected at isolated places during 1st half of the decade. Whereas, dry weather is expected in most parts of the province during rest of the decade.
Rainfall/ light snowfall over the hills and over upper & central parts is expected during the decade.
Rainfall expected at isolated places during the mid of the decade.
Mainly cold & cloudy weather is expected in most parts of GB during the decade. However, light to moderate rainfall (with snow over the hills) expected at isolated places in GB during the decade.
Cold & cloudy weather with rainfall/light snowfall over hills is expected in most parts of Kashmir during the decade.

Wind Forecast

Normal wind pattern may prevail in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Wheat crop is growing at Heading/Flowering/Milk Maturity stages in most of the agricultural plains of the country. Farmers are advised to stop irrigation the crops by keeping in view of the occurred and expected rain in agricultural plains of the country.

  • Weeds are expected to shoot in excess after these rains. Farmers should control weeds growth soon after rains.

  • Farmers are advised to control further weeds growth at the present growing stages to stop any negative impact over the crops. Weeds removing practices should be started soon after expected rains in the mentioned areas.

  • Farmers are advised to ensure field sanitation and spray prophylactic fungicidal sprays to prevent spread of diseases on vegetables after rains.

  • Wheat crop is growing at very crucial development stages of milk maturity/ wax maturity, in Sind and Punjab. Farmers of these areas are advised to irrigate the crops as per requirement keeping expected rains in mind.

  • Farmers are advised to take up poultry rearing houses to maintain optimum room temperature and take care against the rapid changes in air temperature and relative humidity along the rains expected in the decade.

Spokesman

Weather advisory for Farmers (1st to 10th March, 2014)
Issued on 3 Mar, 2014

Past Weather (21st to 28th February, 2014)

Light to moderate rainfall reported from few agricultural plains of Punjab, KP, Gilgit Baltistan & Kashmir while dry weather reported from Sindh & Balochistan during the last decade.

Temperature Forecast

Day & night temperatures expected to be slightly above normal in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Rainfall with light snowfall over the hills and scattered rain over isolated central parts is expected during the decade.
Rainfall is expected at isolated places during 1st half of the decade. Whereas, dry weather is expected in most parts of the province during rest of the decade.
Rainfall with light snowfall over hills and scattered rain over central parts is expected during the decade.
Rainfall expected at North western places during the 1st half of the decade. Whereas dry weather is expected in most parts of the province during rest of the decade.
Mainly cold & cloudy weather is expected in most parts of GB during the decade. However, light to moderate rainfall (with snow over the hills) expected at isolated places in GB during the decade.
Cold & cloudy weather is expected in most parts of Kashmir during the decade. However, rainfall (with light snowfall over the hills) expected at isolated places in Kashmir during the decade.

Wind Forecast

Normal wind pattern may prevail in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Wheat crop is growing at Heading/Flowering/Milk Maturity stages in most of the agricultural plains of the country. Farmers are advised to stop irrigation the crops by keeping in view the expected rain in agricultural plains of the country.

  • Weeds are expected to shoot in excess after these rains. Farmers should control weeds growth soon after rains.

  • Farmers are advised to control further weeds growth at the present growing stages to stop any negative impact over the crops. Weeds removing practices should be started soon after expected rains in the mentioned areas.

  • Farmers are advised to ensure field sanitation and spray prophylactic fungicidal sprays to prevent spread of diseases on vegetables after coming rains.

  • Wheat crop is growing at very crucial development stages of milk maturity/ wax maturity, in Sindh and southern Punjab. Farmers of these areas are advised to irrigate the crops as per requirement keeping expected rains in mind.

  • Farmers are advised to take up poultry rearing houses to maintain optimum room temperature and take care against the rapid changes in air temperature and relative humidity alomg the rains expected in the decade.

Spokesman

Weather advisory for Farmers (21th to 30th February, 2014)
Issued on 21 Feb, 2014

Past Weather (11th to 20th February, 2014)

Light to moderate rainfall reported from few agricultural plains of country during the decade.

Temperature Forecast

Day & night temperatures expected to be slightly above normal in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Widespread rain (with snow over the hills) over upper parts and scattered rain over isolated central parts is expected at end of the decade. Whereas, mostly cold & dry weather is expected during the decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade.
Widespread rain (with snow over hills) expected over upper parts and scattered rain over central parts at the end of decade. Whereas, mostly cold & dry weather is expected in the whole decade with light to moderate rainfall expected at isolated places in province.
Rain with (light snowfall over the hills) is expected at isolated places of North West Balochistan at the end of the decade and dry weather is expected in most parts of the province.
Mainly very cold & cloudy weather is expected in most parts of GB during the decade. However, light to moderate rainfall (with snow over the hills) expected at isolated places in GB during the decade.
Mainly very cold & cloudy weather is expected in most parts of GB during the decade. However, widespread rain (with snowfalls over the hills) expected at isolated places in Kashmir during the decade.

Wind Forecast

Normal wind pattern may prevail in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Wheat crop is growing at Heading/Flowering/Milk Maturity development stages in most of the agricultural plains of the country. Farmers are advised to stop irrigation the crops by keeping in view the expected rain in agricultural plains of the country.
  • Weeds are expected to shoot in excess after these rains. Farmers should control weeds growth soon after rains.
  • Farmers are advised to control further weeds growth at the present growing stages to stop any negative impact over the crops. Weeds removing practices should be started soon after expected rains in the mentioned areas.
  • Wheat crop is growing at very crucial development stages of flowering/milk maturity, in Sindh and southern Punjab. Farmers of these areas are advised to irrigate the crops as per requirement due to expected dry weather in the area.
  • Farmers are advised to ensure field sanitation and spray prophylactic fungicidal sprays to prevent spread of diseases on vegetables.

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Weather advisory for Farmers (11th to 20th February, 2014)
Issued on 11 Feb, 2014

Past Weather (1st to 10th February, 2014)

Light to moderate rainfall reported from few agricultural plains of country during the decade.

Temperature Forecast

Day & night temperatures expected to be slightly above normal in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Widespread rain (with snow over the hills) over upper parts and scattered rain over isolated central parts is expected in 1st half of the decade. Whereas, mostly cold & dry weather is expected in 2nd half of the decade with light to moderate rainfall expected at isolated places in North Punjab.
Mainly dry weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade.
Widespread rain (with snow over the hills) over upper parts and scattered rain over central parts is expected in 1st half of the decade. Whereas, mostly cold & dry weather is expected in 2nd half of the decade with light to moderate rainfall expected at isolated places in province.
Rain with (light snowfall over the hills) is expected at isolated places of North West Balochistan in 1st half of the decade and dry weather is expected in most parts of the province.
Mainly very cold & cloudy weather is expected in most parts of GB during the decade. However, heavy rain (with snow over the hills) is expected in 1st half of the decade.
Widespread rain (with heavy snowfalls over the hills) in Kashmir during 1st half of the decade while scattered rain and snowfall over the hills in Kashmir in 2nd half of the decade.

Wind Forecast

Normal wind pattern may prevail in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Wheat crop is in Shooting/heading/flowering development stages in most of the agricultural parts of the country. Farmers are advised to stop irrigation the crops by keeping in view the expected rain in agricultural plains of the country.

  • The coming rain is beneficiary for all Rabi crops.

  • Due to the expected rainfall, farmers should also stop weeds removing spray, fertilizers intake during the 1st half of the decade.

  • Weeds are expected to shoot in excess after these rains. Farmers should control weeds growth soon after rains.

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Weather Advisory for Farmers (1-10 February, 2014)
Issued on 31 Jan, 2014

Past Weather (21th to 30th January, 2014)

Light to moderate rainfall reported from few agricultural plains of country during the decade.

Temperature Forecast

Day & night temperatures expected to be slightly above normal in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Widespread rain (with snow over the hills) over upper parts and scattered rain over isolated central parts is expected in 1st half of the decade. Whereas, mostly cold & dry weather is expected in 2nd half of the decade with light to moderate rainfall expected at isolated places in North Punjab
Mainly dry weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade.
Widespread rain (with snow over the hills) over upper parts and scattered rain over central parts is expected in 1st half of the decade. Whereas, mostly cold & dry weather is expected in 2nd half of the decade with light to moderate rainfall expected at isolated places in province.
Rain with (light snowfall over the hills) is expected at isolated places of North West Balochistan in 1st half of the decade and dry weather is expected in most parts of the province.
Mainly very cold & cloudy weather is expected in most parts of GB during the decade. However, heavy rain (with snow over the hills) is expected in 1st half of the decade.
Widespread rain (with heavy snowfalls over the hills) in Kashmir during1st half of the decade while scattered rain and snowfall over the hills in Kashmir in 2nd half of the decade.

Wind Forecast

Normal wind pattern may prevail in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Wheat crop is in Shooting/heading/flowering development stages in most of the agricultural parts of the country. Farmers are advised to stop irrigation the crops by keeping in view the expected rain in agricultural plains of the country.
  • The coming rain is beneficiary for all Rabi crops.
  • Due to the expected rainfall, farmers should also stop weeds removing spray, fertilizers intake during the 1st half of the decade.
  • Weeds are expected to shoot in excess after these rains. Farmers should control weeds growth soon after rains.

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Weather Advisory for Farmers (21-31 January, 2014)
Issued on 21 Jan, 2014

Past Weather (11th to 20th January, 2014)

Light to moderate rainfall reported from few agricultural plains of Punjab, KP, Balochistan, Gilgit Baltistan & Kashmir, while dry weather reported from the agricultural plains of Sindh during the decade.

Temperature Forecast

Night temperatures are expected to drop slightly (1-2OC) in most of the agricultural plains of the country especially in upper parts of the country during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade. However, partly cloudy to cloudy weather conditions would prevail over Islamabad and upper Punjab during next 2 days and light rain/drizzle is expected at isolated places of (Gujranwala, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Sargodha divisions) during Tuesday (evening/night)/Wednesday. Light snowfall is also expected at few places over the hills of Murree, Gallayat and surrounding during the period. Foggy conditions are expected to remain subside during next 2 days; however its intensity would increase in plains of Punjab from mid of the decade.
Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade.
Mainly cold (very cold in upper parts) and dry weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade. However, partly cloudy to cloudy weather conditions would prevail in most parts of province during first half of the decade and light rain (light snowfall over the hills) is expected at isolated places of upper KP (Malakand and Hazara divisions) during Tuesday/Wednesday and again during the decade.
Light rain with (light snowfall over the hills) is expected at isolated places of Makran, Kalat, Quetta and Zhob divisions during Monday & Tuesday. Mainly cold (very cold in North Balochistan) and dry weather is expected in most parts of the province however partly cloudy condition expected on Tuesday in North Balochistan.
Mostly cloudy weather conditions with light rain (light snowfall over the hills) is expected at isolated places of Gilgit-Baltistan during Tuesday & Wednesday and again on Saturday/Sunday. Very cold and dry/partly cloudy weather is expected in most parts of GB during rest of the decade
Mostly cloudy weather conditions with light rain (light snowfall over the hills) is expected at isolated places of Kashmir from Tuesday to Thursday and again on Saturday/Sunday. Very cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of Kashmir during rest days of the decade.

Wind Forecast

Normal wind pattern may prevail in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Wheat crop is in Tillering/Shooting stage in most of the agricultural parts of the country.
  • Wheat cultivation has completed in most of the irrigated areas. Farmers of irrigated areas should irrigate the crop as per requirement due to dry weather prevailing in most of the irrigated agricultural plains of the country. Normally first irrigation is given after 20-25 days after sowing and 2nd irrigation is given just before heading stage and 3rd irrigation is given at milk maturity stage.
  • Removing weeds from standing crops is very important as weeds utilize moisture, which may be utilized by the crop. However weedicides or manually should be used against weeds and removed all types of weeds from the standing crops.
  • Due to continue drop in night time temperatures, especially farmers of upper & central areas are advised to protect their crops from the expected frost.

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Weather Advisory for Farmers (11-20 January, 2014)
Issued on 13 Jan, 2014

Past Weather (1st to 10th January, 2014)

Light to moderate rainfall reported from a few agricultural plains of Punjab and KP. Whereas dry whether reported elsewhere in the country.

Temperature Forecast

Night temperatures are expected to drop slightly (1-2c) in most of the agricultural plains of the country especially in upper parts of the country during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade. However, partly cloudy to cloudy weather conditions would prevail over Islamabad and upper/central Punjab on 13th and again on 16th & 17th of this month and there chance of drizzle at few places of (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore and Sargodha divisions) during the period. Light snowfall is also expected at few places over the hills of Murree, Galayat and surrounding during the period. Morning misty/foggy conditions would continue to prevail over isolated places in the plain of Punjab during the decade.
Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade. Morning misty/foggy conditions would continue to prevail over isolated places in Sukkur division.
Mainly cold (very cold in upper parts) and dry weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade. However, partly cloudy to cloudy weather conditions would prevail in most parts of province on 13th and again on 16th & 17th of this month and there are chances of light rain (snowfall over the hills) at isolated places of upper KP (Malakand and Hazara divisions) during next 24 hours and again on 16th & 17th. Morning misty/foggy conditions would continue to prevail over isolated places in Peshawar division.
Mainly cold (very cold in North Balochistan) and dry weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade. However, light rain/drizzle is expected at one or two places of Quetta division on 16th of this month.
Mostly cloudy weather conditions with chances of, light rain with snowfall over the hills is expected at isolated places of Gilgit-Baltistan on 13th and again on 16th & 17th of this month. Very cold and partly to cloudy weather conditions are expected in most parts of GB during rest of the days of the decade.
Mostly cloudy weather conditions with light rains (with light snowfall over the hills) are expected at isolated places of Kashmir on 13th and again on 16th & 17th of this month.Very cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of Kashmir during rest days of the decade.

Wind Forecast

Normal wind pattern may prevail in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Wheat crop is in Tillering/Shooting stage in most of the agricultural parts of the country.
  • Wheat cultivation has completed in most of the irrigated areas. Farmers of irrigated areas should irrigate the crop as per requirement due to dry weather prevailing in most of the irrigated agricultural plains of the country. Normally first irrigation is given after 20-25 days after sowing and 2nd irrigation is given just before heading stage and 3rd irrigation is given at milk maturity stage.
  • Removing weeds from standing crops is very important as weeds utilize moisture, which may be utilized by the crop. However weedicides or manually should be used against weeds and removed all types of weeds from the standing crops.
  • Due to continue drop in night time temperatures, especially farmers of upper & central areas are advised to protect their crops from the expected frost.

Spokesman

Weather Advisory for Farmers (1-10 January, 2014)
Issued on 1 Jan, 2014

Past Weather (21st to 31st December, 2013)

Light to moderate rainfall reported from a few agricultural plains of Punjab and KP. Whereas dry whether reported elsewhere in the country.

Temperature Forecast

Night temperatures are expected to drop slightly (1-2c) in most of the agricultural plains of the country especially in upper parts of the country during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Punjab: Mainly dry & cold weather is expected in most parts of the province especially in upper parts during the decade. However light rainfall (with light snowfall over the hills) is expected at Murree during the end of decade.
Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade.
Mainly dry & cold weather is expected in most parts of the province especially in upper parts during the decade. However light rainfall (with light snowfall over the hills) is expected at isolated places in upper parts of the province during the end of decade.
Mainly dry & cold weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade. However light rainfall (with light snowfall over the hills) is expected at Quetta region during the end of decade.
Mainly dry/partly cloudy & very cold weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade. However; rain/thunderstorm with light snow over the hills may occur at isolated places during the last few days of decade.
Mainly dry & cold weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade. However; rain/thunderstorm with light snow over the hills may occur at isolated places during the last few days of decade.

Wind Forecast

Normal wind pattern may prevail in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Wheat crop is growing at early stages in most parts of the the country. Farmers of barani areas, obtaining crop water through tube wells are advised to schedule the irrigation according to the expected weather mentioned above during the decade.
  • Wheat cultivation has completed in most of the irrigated areas. Farmers of irrigated areas should irrigate the crop as per requirement due to dry weather prevailing in most of the irrigated agricultural plains of the country. Normally first irrigation is given after 20-25 days after sowing and 2nd irrigation is given just before heading stage and third irrigation is given at milk maturity stage.
  • Farmers of barani and irrigated areas are advised to remove weeds from the fields wheat so that the present soil moisture may fully be utilized.
  • Falling leaves from the trees negatively affect standing Rabi crops like wheat & other Rabi crops. Farmers should collect leaves from the crops as early as possible so that crop normal growth may not be disturbed.
  • Due to further drop of temperatures, especially farmers of upper areas are advised to protect their crops from the frost.

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Weather advisory for Farmers (21th to 31th December, 2013)
Issued on 22 Dec, 2013

Past Weather (11th to 20th December, 2013)

Light rainfall reported from few agricultural plains of Punjab (Potohar Region), KP, GB and Kashmir and dry weather reported in Sindh and Balochistan.

Temperature Forecast

Night temperatures are expected to drop slightly (1-2OC) in most of the agricultural plains of the country especially in upper parts of the country during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Mainly cold & dry weather is expected all over the province except isolated places of light rain over Northern Punjab on 30th December.
Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade.
Mainly dry & cold weather is expected in most parts of the province especially in upper parts during the decade, however light rainfall(with light snowfall over the hills) is expected at isolated places in upper parts of the province during the end of decade.
Mainly dry & cold weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade.
Mainly dry/partly cloudy & very cold weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade. However; rain/thunderstorm with light snow over the hills may occur at isolated places during the last few days of decade.
Mainly dry & cold weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade. However; rain/thunderstorm with light snow over the hills may occur at isolated places during the last few days of decade.

Wind Forecast

Normal wind pattern may prevail in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Wheat crop is growing at early stages in most of the barani areas of the country. Farmers of barani areas, obtaining crop water through tube wells are advised to schedule the irrigation according to the expected weather mentioned above during the decade.

  • Wheat cultivation is in progress in most of the irrigated areas. Farmers of irrigated areas should irrigate the crop as per requirement due to dry weather prevailing in most of the irrigated agricultural plains of the country. Normally first irrigation is given after 20-25 days after sowing and 2nd irrigation is given just before heading stage.

  • Farmers of barani areas are advised to remove weeds from the fields, so that the present soil moisture may fully be utilized.
  • Falling of leaves has started from trees in wheat & other Rabi crops. Farmers should collect leaves from the crops as early as possible so that crop normal growth may not be disturbed.

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Weather advisory for Farmers (11th to 20th December, 2013)
Issued on 12 Dec, 2013

Past Weather (1st to 10th December, 2013)

Light rainfall reported from few agricultural plains of Punjab, KP, GB and Kashmir and dry weather reported in Sindh and Balochistan.

Temperature Forecast

Night temperatures are expected to drop slightly (1-2OC in most of the agricultural plains of the country especially in upper parts of the country during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Light to moderate rainfall is expected from 18th to 20th December in isolated upper parts of the province during the decade.
Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade.
Light to moderate rainfall is expected from 18th to 20th December in isolated upper hills of KP during the decade.
Light to moderate rainfall is expected from 17th to 18th December in isolated Northeast parts of the province during the decade.
Light to moderate rainfall is expected from 18th to 20th December in isolated upper parts of the province during the decade.
Light to moderate rainfall is expected from 18th to 20th December in isolated upper parts of the province during the decade.

Wind Forecast

Normal wind pattern may prevail in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Wheat crop is growing at early stages in most of the barani areas of the country. Farmers of barani areas, obtaining crop water through tube wells are advised to schedule the irrigation according to the expected weather mentioned above during the decade.

  • Wheat cultivation is in progress in most of the irrigated areas. Farmers of irrigated areas should irrigate the crop as per requirement due to dry weather prevailing in most of the irrigated agricultural plains of the country. Normally first irrigation is given after 20-25 days after sowing and 2nd irrigation is given just before heading stage.

  • Farmers of irrigated plains of Punjab, Sindh & KP are advised to complete sowing of wheat crop before 15th December to get maximum yield. In case of late sowing in December, the recommended varities should be cultivated to minimize the expected loss in yield. Otherwise sunflower is also very beneficial to be cultivated in place of late sown wheat crop. Sunflower is cultivated from January to March throughout Pakistan.
  • Farmers of barani areas are advised to remove weeds from the fields, so that the present soil moisture may fully be utilized.
  • Falling of leaves has started from trees in wheat & other Rabi crops. Farmers should collect leaves from the crops as early as possible so that crop normal growth may not be disturbed.

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Weather advisory for Farmers (1st to 10th December, 2013)
Issued on 2 Dec, 2013

Past Weather (21st to 30th November, 2013)

Light to moderate rainfall reported from few agricultural plains of Balochistan, while dry/cold weather reported from the rest part of the country during the period.

Temperature Forecast

Day & night temperatures are expected to fall in most of the agricultural plains of the country especially upper parts of the country during the decade.

Rain Forecast

Mainly dry & cold weather is expected in most parts of the province especially in upper parts during the decade.
Mainly dry weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade.
Mainly dry & cold weather (very cold in upper parts) is expected in most parts of the province during the decade, however, rain/thunderstorm with light snow over the hills may occur at a few places of Malakand division on 2nd Dec and again during the end days of the decade.
Mainly dry & cold weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade.
Mainly dry/partly cloudy & very cold weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade. However; rain/thunderstorm with light snow over the hills may occur at isolated places on 2nd Dec and again during the end days of the decade.
Mainly dry/partly cloudy & very cold weather is expected in most parts of Kashmir during the decade.

Wind Forecast

Normal wind pattern may prevail in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Wheat crop is growing at early stages in most of the barani areas of the country. Farmers of barani areas, obtaining crop water through tube wells are advised to schedule the irrigation according to the expected weather mentioned above during the decade.

  • Wheat cultivation is in progress in most of the irrigated areas. Farmers of irrigated areas should irrigate the crop as per requirement due to dry weather prevailing in most of the irrigated agricultural plains of the country. Normally first irrigation is given after 20-25 days after sowing.

  • Farmers of irrigated plains of Punjab, Sindh & KP are advised to complete sowing of wheat crop before 15th December to get maximum yield. In case of late sowing in December, the recommended varities should be cultivated to minimize the expected loss in yield.
  • Farmers of barani areas are advised to remove weeds from the fields, so that the present soil moisture may fully be utilized.
  • Falling of leaves has started from trees beside wheat & other Rabi crops. Farmers should collect leaves from the crops as early as possible so that crop normal growth may not be disturbed.

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