National Agromet Centre launch its new website
Islamabad, June 29, 2012 (PPI-OT): National Agromet Centre of PMD launched its new website to cater the requirements of wide range of users spanning from farming community to requirement of wide range of users spanning from farming community to researchers, DRR managers, general public and media centres.
Dr. Khalid Mahmood Malik, director of NAMC elaborated that users will be able to get weekly, decadal (ten days) and weekly weather outlooks for farmers, analysis of past behavior of climatic conditions and outlook for the next few days to months for planning purpose.
He stressed that farming community and researchers may hook up to this facility and manage their crops and filed activities in the context of weather patterns to minimize the weather induced losses of their precious crops.
In addition, ensemble seasonal forecast by using different climate models has also been introduced on experimental basis. This will provide about 2-3 month outlook of rainfall and temperature for the end user for affective planning and preparedness.
The URL of the website is http://namc.pmd.gov.pk
For more information, contact:
Pakistan Meteorological Department
Sector H-8/2, Islamabad- Pakistan
Tel: +9251 925 0360 -1
Fax: +9251 925 0368