Agromet Advisory Bulletin Medium Range Weather Forecast: (14th to 18th Jan, 2017):

Port Blair
13 Jan 2017

Partly cloudy weather with light rainfall is likely to occur during next five days. In South Andaman 7 mm of rainfall, in North and Middle Andaman 2 mm of rainfall and in Nicobar Island 45 mm of rainfall is expected during this period. The maximum temperature will be 28 to 31 oC with minimum temperature of 21 to 24 oC, whereas the maximum and minimum relative humidity is expected to be in the range of 72 to 81 % and 63 to 78 %, respectively in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Wind speed of 11 to 27 kmph is expected from North Easterly direction.

Weather based agro advisories from 14th to 18th Jan, 2017:

For Andaman:

*Transplant 40 to 45 days old seedling of brinjal at a spacing of 75 x 60 cm by making ridges of 25 cm height.

*Do earthing up and hand weeding in cowpea at 20 to 25 days after sowing.

*To cure coccidiosis in poultry birds, provide Amprolium oral medicine and sulfa drugs after consultation with nearby veterinary clinic.

For Nicobar:

*Clean the crown of coconut tree, as well as community garden to avoid breeding and growth of insects and fungal pest.

*To cure coccidiosis in poultry birds, provide Amprolium oral medicine and sulfa drugs after consultation with nearby veterinary clinic.