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Climate Info for Agriculture

Weather and Climate Services for the Agricultural Sector

Weather conditions affect the growing environment of crops, in particular the correlation between precipitation and crop yield. Droughts and floods can have a disastrous consequence on agricultural land and practices that are not prepared for such conditions. Information from short term weather forecasts are routinely employed within the agricultural sector by farmers to make daily to weekly decisions.

 

The Mauritius Meteorological Services offers various weather and climate services, among them many with high relevance for the agricultural sector. In the following, an overview is given about agriculturally relevant products and services of MMS

 

Weather services

24 hours observed and forecasted weather regionwise

 

Climate services