Environmental degradation in Pakistan

Upon witnessing prosperity in the West, many countries like Pakistan adopted a policy of industrialization, regarding it as essential for a country’s rapid increasing population which as of 2016 is estimated at 193.2 million. This development however has not been environmentally sustainable with natural resources being depleted at an alarming rate. Atmospheric contamination, deterioration in…

Monsoon 2014: Pakistan and India at the mercy of strongest El-Nino in decades!

“This is the first article related to the monsoon season of 2014 and it will be followed by many more articles” El-Nino: Monsoon’s biggest nightmare! El-Nino is a Spanish word which means boy, it may also refer to a Christ child because of the periodic warming in the Pacific near South America that happens around Christmas. It causes extreme weather such as floods and…

Pakistan Weather Update (May 10 – May 17): Unusual Widespread rain at doorstep!

Hottest Month is not so hot!  Dry month to become wet? Early Pre-Monsoon this year? It has been noted that El-Nino usually causes an increase in the number of Western disturbances. The country has been witnessing continuous local thunderstorms formation since April that is keeping the temperature on the lower side although an El-Nino year…