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


Temperature Forecast

Day temperature is slightly normal or above normal and night temperatures are expected to slightly normal in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade.

Rain Forecast

  • Punjab

Mainly dry weather is expected in most parts of the province. However light to moderate rainfall is expected from 21st to 22nd and from 28th to 30th of the decade.

  • Sindh
Mostly dry weather is expected in the agricultural plains of province.
  • KPK

Mainly cold and cloudy weather is expected in most parts of the province during the decade.

  • Balochistan

Mainly cold and cloudy weather is expected in most parts of the province however light rainfall is expected at most places of Balochistan from 21st to 23rd and from 25th to 28th of the decade.

  • Gilgit Baltistan

Mainly cold and cloudy weather is expected in most parts of G.B however light to moderate rain with snowfall is expected at scattered places during the current decade.

  • Kashmir

Mainly cold and cloudy weather is expected in most parts of the Kashmir however light to moderate rain with snowfall is expected at Muzzaffarabad and Rawalakot regions during the current 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 at tillering-maturity stages in different areas. Farmers are advised to schedule their irrigation plans by keeping in view the weather forecast.
  • Farmers in the lower half of the country especially those in central regions 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.
  • 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.
  • Farmers are advised to ensure field sanitation and spray prophylactic fungicidal sprays to prevent spread of diseases on vegetable.