Farmers asked to remove weeds from fields


The Met Office has asked the farmers to remove weeds from their fields to help standing crops especially wheat to consume maximum moisture from the soil. Wheat crop is at maturity stages in different areas, it said that farmers should stop irrigating crops keeping in view the expected rain in agricultural plains of the country till Mar 10.

Dry weather is expected in the most parts of Punjab with a light to moderate rainfall till Mar 3 and then from Mar 7 to Mar 10. Weather in Sindh's agricultural plains is likely to remain dry over the period. In KPK, mainly cold and cloudy weather is expected in its most parts till Mar 10. Mainly dry weather is expected in the most parts of Balochistan with a light rainfall at scattered places in the province northern parts from Mar 5 to Mar 6.

Widely cold and cloudy weather is expected in the most parts of Gilgit-Baltistan with light to moderate rain and snowfall at scattered places. In Kashmir, largely cold and cloudy weather is expected in its most parts with light to moderate rain with snowfall at Muzzaffarabad and Rawalakot regions during the period.