Here is some good news from the weather department. According to sources, there may be light to moderate rainfall beginning today till October 12 in Mysuru district.
The day temperature is expected to be 29 to 31°C and night temperature is expected to be 18 to 19°C. The relative humidity in the morning hours is expected to be 94 to 98 per cent and afternoon relative humidity is expected to be in the range of 47 to 67 per cent. Wind speed is expected to be 4 to 9 kilometre per hour.
Suggestion for farmers: In paddy field, maintain 2.5 to 5 centimetre depth of water to reduce weed infestation. If this crop is in tilling stage (25 to 30 days after planting), this is the right time for applying first top dressing at 33 kilogram nitrogen/ha. Before top dressing with fertilizers, drain the water from fields.
Vegetable growers are advised to go for 2.5 ml Chlorpyriphos dissolved in one litre of water.
For animals, maintain sufficient moisture in the vermin-compost pits. Maintain the optimum room temperature in sericulture, poultry and dairy unit.
Weather forecast for the next four days (beginning today).
|Relative humidity(%) 0830 hours||95||94||96||95|
|Relative humidity(%) 1730 hours||57||55||67||65|
|Wind Speed (kmph)||8||9||7||4|