10 Days Weather Advisory for Farmers 21st to 31st August 2017


Temperature Forecast

Day temperatures are expected slightly above normal in most parts of the country, however night temperature are expected normal in most of the agricultural parts of the during the decade.

Rain Forecast

  • Punjab
Light to moderate rainfall is expected in most parts of the province during the current decade.
  • Sindh
Light rainfall is expected at isolated places of Sindh during the current decade.
  • KPK
Light to moderate rainfall is expected at most parts of the province during the decade.
  • Balochistan
Light to moderate rainfall is expected in isolated places of Balochistan during the current decade.
  • Gilgit Baltistan
Light to moderate rainfall is expected in most parts of G.B during the current decade.
  • Kashmir
Light to moderate rainfall is expected in most parts of the Kashmir during the current decade.

Wind Forecast

Normal wind pattern may prevail in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade, however dust/sand storms may occur in southern Punjab and upper Sindh.

Advisory for Farmers

  • Farmers are advised to schedule the irrigation plans in accordance with the expected weather, mentioned during the decade.
  • Removing weeds from the standing crops is very important as weeds utilize moisture and food which are to be utilized by the crop. As a result considerable loss in yield occurs every year.
  • Measures may be taken to preserve the standing crops and vegetables from the damaging effects of varying weather pattern due to monsoon systems.
  • Accumulation of stagnant water in the fields due to heavy rains is fatal for standing crops like cotton etc. Farmers may take suitable measures to resolve the issue.
  • Farmers of rainfed areas may take measures to preserve rain water for crops and livestock.