Meteorology advises farmers to stop ploughing

It is expected to be a drought year
It is expected to be a drought year

The Department of Meteorological Services (DMS) has advised farmers to stop ploughing as the country is going through a dry spell.

Speaking at the media briefing on Tuesday, DMS acting director Othata Mmolotsi said the rainy months of January to March would be unusually dry this year.

He said it was not advisable for farmers to plough now as the forecast was for low or no rainfall, especially in the southern and eastern parts of the country. 

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