Chaudry Muhammad Aslam
Pakistan Meteorological Department
chmas64@hotmail.com
National Agromet Center (NAMC)
Outlines…
Brief about National Agromet Center (NAMC)
NAMC Products
Revenue Earning
Web Portal (Online Database, Newsle...
Purpose :The purpose of establishment of National Agro-Met
Center is to support and provide meteorological, climatological...
Agro -Met Network in Pakistan
The functions of NAMC include
Management of the agro-meteorological station network
 Meteorological data collection, pro...
NAMC PRODUCTS
Weekly weather and crop Bulletin
Decadal Agromet Bulletin
Monthly Agro-met Bulletin
Seasonal Crop report...
Part-1
Past week weather analysis on provinces
basis (spatial distribution)
1.Rainfall
2.Mean Relative Humidity
3.Mean Max...
Weekly Weather Advisory for Farmers (From 20st
to 25th
April, 2015)
 
A western disturbance is affecting upper parts of th...
Advises for Crops
1.Wheat crop is in different maturity stages. Farmers are advised to irrigate
the crops keeping the expe...
Decadal Agromet Bulletin of Pakistan
Highlights….
•Light to moderate rainfall reported in the agricultural plains of the P...
Decadal Bulletin: RAMC’s during April, 2015
Part-2 Ten Days Weather Advisory for Farmers (21st
 to 30th
 April, 2015)
Temperature Forecast
Temperatures are likely to ...
Monthly Agromet Bulletin
Spatial distribution Map (Expected Precp. April, 2015)
Monthly Agromet Bulletin
Comparison of past month observation with normal
Monthly Agromet Bulletin
Monthly Agromet Bulletin
Seasonal Weather Outlook (April – June, 2015)
• Synthesis of the latest model forecasts for Apr - Jun, 2015 (AMJ),
current...
Seasonal Weather Outlook (April – June, 2015)
Seasonal weather outlook (By using ECHAM4P5 model)
Seasonal Weather Outlook
Revenue Earning
The following charges for the supply of climatological data, reports and publications
apply from 1 June, 2...
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NAMC Team
1. Chaudry Muhammad Aslam Director
2. Asma jawad Hashmi Deputy Director
3. Naveed Ahmed Metlo Programmer
4. Muha...
NAMC Team
8. Aliman Shah Meteorological Assistant
9. Amna Khan Senior Observer
10. Osama Sandhu Meteorological Assistant
1...
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NAMC Presentation (22 April, 2015)

NAMC Presentation (22 April, 2015)
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  • 1. Chaudry Muhammad Aslam Pakistan Meteorological Department chmas64@hotmail.com National Agromet Center (NAMC)
  • 2. Outlines… Brief about National Agromet Center (NAMC) NAMC Products Revenue Earning Web Portal (Online Database, Newsletters ) NAMC Team
  • 3. Purpose :The purpose of establishment of National Agro-Met Center is to support and provide meteorological, climatological information/ advisories to agricultural production and food security related departments /agencies to boost agriculture production in the country. Aim : The National Agro-Met Center (NAMC) aims to address the needs of the farming community and its other related stakeholders, through provision of weather advisory information and services through the various delivery channels available in their vicinity for assisting them in making rational decision. National Agro met Center(NAMC) Agro meteorology: is the study and use of weather and climate information to enhance or expand agricultural crops and/or to increase crop production.
  • 4. Agro -Met Network in Pakistan
  • 5. The functions of NAMC include Management of the agro-meteorological station network  Meteorological data collection, processing and its publication Issuance of regular weather bulletins and advisories Seasonal Crop reports. Agro related research NAMC Functions
  • 6. NAMC PRODUCTS Weekly weather and crop Bulletin Decadal Agromet Bulletin Monthly Agro-met Bulletin Seasonal Crop reports Seasonal weather outlook (for three months) Hydrological Seasonal weather outlook for Indus River Basin (for three months issues in monsoon seasons)
  • 7. Part-1 Past week weather analysis on provinces basis (spatial distribution) 1.Rainfall 2.Mean Relative Humidity 3.Mean Maximum temperature Weekly Weather and Agromet Bulletin (P1) Rainfall Distribution (mm) Mean Maximum Temperature (°C) Mean Relative Humidity
  • 8. Weekly Weather Advisory for Farmers (From 20st to 25th April, 2015)   A western disturbance is affecting upper parts of the country and likely to persist in upper and central parts of the country till Monday (morning). Monday 20 April Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. However, rain-thundershower is expected at isolated places in Malakand, Hazara, Rawalpindi & Gujranwala divisions, Islamabad, Kashmir and GB during morning hours. Tuesday 21 April Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. Wednesday 22 April Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. Thursday 23 April Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. Friday 24 April Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. Saturday 25 April Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. Weekly Weather and Agromet Bulletin (P2)
  • 9. Advises for Crops 1.Wheat crop is in different maturity stages. Farmers are advised to irrigate the crops keeping the expected rain in the agricultural plains of the country. 2. Weeds are expected to shoot in excess after recent rains. Farmers should control weeds growth soon after rains. 3.Farmers are advised to control further weeds growth at the present growing stages to stop any negative impact over the crops. Weeds removing practices should be started soon after expected rains in the mentioned areas. 4.Farmers of upper half and northwest Balochistan should be careful about irrigation and spraying chemicals on the crops during or before expected rains during the week. Weekly Weather and Agromet Bulletin (P3)
  • 10. Decadal Agromet Bulletin of Pakistan Highlights…. •Light to moderate rainfall reported in the agricultural plains of the Punjab, K.P, G.B and Kashmir and light rainfall reported in Balochistan and Sindh during the last decade. •Highest amount of rainfall reported as 89.7mm at Kotli during the last decade. •Highest maximum temperature recorded 48.0°C at Larkana during the last decade. •Light to moderate rainfall expected in the agricultural plains of the Punjab, K.P, G.B & Kashmir & dry weather is expected in Sindh and Balochistan during the next decade. •Wheat crop is in different maturity stages. Farmers are advised to stop irrigation the crops keeping in view the occurred and expected rain in the agricultural plains of the country. •Weeds are expected to shoot in excess after recent rains. Farmers should control weeds growth soon after rains. •Farmers are advised to control further weeds growth at the present growing stages to stop any negative impact over the crops. Weeds removing practices should be started soon after expected rains in the mentioned areas. •Farmers of upper half and northwest Balochistan should be careful about irrigation and spraying chemicals on the crops during or before expected rains during the decade. •Farmers of southern Punjab & Sindh are advised to prepare land for cotton in time so that best grains conditions may be fully utilized during the whole crop life. Highlights…. •Light to moderate rainfall reported in the agricultural plains of the Punjab, K.P, G.B and Kashmir and light rainfall reported in Balochistan and Sindh during the last decade. •Highest amount of rainfall reported as 89.7mm at Kotli during the last decade. •Highest maximum temperature recorded 48.0°C at Larkana during the last decade. •Light to moderate rainfall expected in the agricultural plains of the Punjab, K.P, G.B & Kashmir & dry weather is expected in Sindh and Balochistan during the next decade. •Wheat crop is in different maturity stages. Farmers are advised to stop irrigation the crops keeping in view the occurred and expected rain in the agricultural plains of the country. •Weeds are expected to shoot in excess after recent rains. Farmers should control weeds growth soon after rains. •Farmers are advised to control further weeds growth at the present growing stages to stop any negative impact over the crops. Weeds removing practices should be started soon after expected rains in the mentioned areas. •Farmers of upper half and northwest Balochistan should be careful about irrigation and spraying chemicals on the crops during or before expected rains during the decade. •Farmers of southern Punjab & Sindh are advised to prepare land for cotton in time so that best grains conditions may be fully utilized during the whole crop life.
  • 11. Decadal Bulletin: RAMC’s during April, 2015
  • 12. Part-2 Ten Days Weather Advisory for Farmers (21st  to 30th  April, 2015) Temperature Forecast Temperatures are likely to be normal/slightly above normal in most of the agricultural plains of the country. Rain Forecast Punjab: Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the Punjab however light to moderate rainfall is expected in the province during the 2nd half of decade. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Mainly dry weather is expected in the province. However light to moderate rainfall is expected in during 2nd half decade. Sindh: Mostly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the Sindh. Balochistan: Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the Balochistan however light to moderate rain is expected at few places of the province including Kalat, Khuzdar, Zhob, Quetta on 25th to 26th of April. Gilgit-Baltistan: Mainly dry weather is expected in most parts of the G.B however light to moderate rain is expected from 26th of decade. Kashmir: Mainly dry weather is expected in most of the parts of the Kashmir however light to moderate rainfall is expected in 2nd half of this decade. Wind Forecast Normal wind pattern may prevail in most of the agricultural plains of the country during the decade. Decadal Weather and Agromet Bulletin
  • 13. Monthly Agromet Bulletin Spatial distribution Map (Expected Precp. April, 2015)
  • 14. Monthly Agromet Bulletin Comparison of past month observation with normal
  • 15. Monthly Agromet Bulletin
  • 16. Monthly Agromet Bulletin
  • 17. Seasonal Weather Outlook (April – June, 2015) • Synthesis of the latest model forecasts for Apr - Jun, 2015 (AMJ), current synoptic situation and regional weather expert’s judgment indicates that normal to slightly above normal precipitation is expected all over the country with average during Apr and May, and slightly above normal June. • Slightly below average day temperature is likely to occur during April and May. However, day temperature will abruptly rise from early June and become above normal during June. • Slightly average precipitation is expected during the season all over the country with slightly normal temperature during whole predicted season.
  • 18. Seasonal Weather Outlook (April – June, 2015)
  • 19. Seasonal weather outlook (By using ECHAM4P5 model)
  • 20. Seasonal Weather Outlook
  • 21. Revenue Earning The following charges for the supply of climatological data, reports and publications apply from 1 June, 2012 until further notice. Climate data and products can be obtained by supplying following information on company/organization letter head and by contacting us. •Purpose of data •Period of data •Parameters (Meteorological) •Place(s) for which data is required Overall minimum charge of Rs. 1,000 applies to all enquiries. End users requesting data for claim purposes are charged Rs. 10,000 extra. Data is supplied on the understanding that it is for a single end user and cannot be passed to a Third Party nor can it be used to generate a Meteorological Value Added Service. If data requested is used to form a component of a saleable product, or required for onward dissemination, then formal negotiations with PMD are necessary.
  • 22. http://namc.pmd.gov.p k
  • 23. Register your self at NAMC for free Newsletter http://namc.pmd.gov.pk/subscribe-form.php
  • 24. NAMC Team 1. Chaudry Muhammad Aslam Director 2. Asma jawad Hashmi Deputy Director 3. Naveed Ahmed Metlo Programmer 4. Muhammad Ayaz Meteorologist 5. Khalida Noureen Meteorologist 6. Aziz-ur-Rehman Butt Meteorological Assistant 7. Jahangir Alam Senior Observer
  • 25. NAMC Team 8. Aliman Shah Meteorological Assistant 9. Amna Khan Senior Observer 10. Osama Sandhu Meteorological Assistant 11. Muhammad Ahmed Khan PA to Director 12. Sobia Sultana Observer 13. Muhammad Arfeen Naib Qasid 14. Qasim Khan Naib Qasid
  • 26. Thank You for your valuable time

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