ISLAMABAD :(Parliament Times) According to Indus River System Authority (IRSA), current rain spell has improved the environment for the cropsâ€™ growth. It has helped farmers in wheat crops cultivation especially in barani (arid) lands. Moreover, Punjab didnâ€™t find need of using canal water due to heavy downpour.
Irsa reported that the last reported spell of winter rains is favorable for wheat crop.
In accordance with revised plan, now canals will remain closed till 5th Feb instead of 25th Jan and reservoirs have water capacity of around 2.1 million acre feet.
The met office has also predicted rain in the end of coming week.