Light to moderate rain fall may be expected from December 13 to December 17 in Mysuru district.
The day temperature is expected to be 26-28°C and night temperature is expected to be 17-19°C. The relative humidity in the morning hours is expected to be 90-96 per cent and afternoon relative humidity is expected to be in the range 36 to 73 per cent. Wind speed is expected to be 3-6 km/ hr
Suggestion for farmers:
Paddy harvesting and threshing can be stopped due to rain.
Already harvested paddy to be heaped and covered with plastic sheets.
Leave about 15 cm height straw during harvest of paddy, don’t burn the residue.
Keep straw as mulch or incorporate it into the soil thereby we can improve microbial load, which intern
Improve physical properties of soil and also nutrient load in soil.
The grains of the harvested crops should be properly dried by retaining moisture percentage of Cereals 11-12 %, Pulses-9%, Oilseeds-8 and Vegetable seeds 5-6% for long storage and also minimizes the store pest damage.
Weather forecast for the next four days (From December 13 to December 17, 2016)
|Relative humidity(%) 0830 hours||90||96||96||93||96|
|Relative humidity(%) 1730 hours||36||73||69||57||55|
|Wind Speed (kmph)||6||3||5||6||6|