“Secure your crop” – Zambian Met warns farmers

The Zambia Meteorological Department (ZMD) has advised farmers to protect their harvest against possible rain damage, after rain in Luapula and North Western Provinces. “The rains may continue in the areas that have recorded some already. Therefore, farmers are advised to secure their harvest,” said Loveness Nikisi, ZMD meteorologist. Nikisi…

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‘Harvesting now will damage maize’ Zambian Met warns farmers

Panic struck among farmers this week when rain hit large parts of Zambia. The Meteorological Department, however cautioned against harvesting as this would damage the maize crop. “Farmers must not rush to harvest and heap their maize in fields because of the rain we experienced, as this will result in…

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Brace for flooding at the weekend

The Zambian Meteorological Department(ZMD) has issued a warning for heavy rainfall and flash floods expected over several parts of Zambia over the weekend. Farmers in the Western, Southern, Lusaka, Central and Eastern Province should prepare for heavy rainfall events, the ZMD said in its latest crop weather bulletin. Since the…

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