2012 – Spectacular weather events in Pakistan!

Once again we are in that time of the year when we have to say goodbye to our old memories and move into a new era hoping that the new year brings happiness and joy to our life. In the year 2012, Pakistan had to go through a lot due to its political and economic…

Bay of Bengal warming up for a showdown?

‘100% chance of depression in the Bay!’ The Bay of Bengal for the first time ever in this year is getting all warmed up for an event that could be a cause of worry for the residents of eastern India, and maybe for Bangladesh. A tropical cyclone could form in the central Bay of Bengal during the…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (August 20 – September 3) – Updated on August 27!

Heavy rainfall in Punjab to continue! Drought – Rain ‘must’ lash Karachi now Monsoon coming to an end? The month of August is coming to an end and it seems as it the monsoon has finally come to know that its duty is to pour water frequently. Getting a much awaited boost from the new…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (August 5 – August 19)

Rains, Rains and more Rains – Punjab Dry, dry and more dry – Sindh Low pressure: What will happen now? Pakistan: Past conditions While entering the month of August, the northern areas (only) experienced the fifth monsoon spell that started from July 30 and lasted till August 2. The intensity of the fifth spell was weak…

El-Nino comeback: Monsoon collapses, Pakistan going into drought!

 “This is the sixth article related to the monsoon season of 2012 and it will be followed by many more articles” ”Will drought take over the country’ It should not be called a ‘monsoon season’ as the precipitation has been 50% below normal all over Pakistan. PWP in its monsoon article (2012) that was published in April…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (July 24 – July 31)

Two UAC, Monsoon still dull! Rainfall reviving soon? Drought emerging in India Background The third monsoon spell that started around the PWP’s forecasted date on July 18 ended on July 21 without significant rainfall, the spell was helped by the passing western disturbance ’14’. On July 20, the second monsoon started in the central parts…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (July 9 – July 16)

Sindh’s wait is over or not? Another rain spell in northern areas! Western winds – A good neighbour? Pakistan Weather Portal (PWP) had successfully predicted the onset of monsoon (1st spell) over the northern areas during the late first week of July. PWP on June 25 forecasted these rains and on July 3 gave their arrival time…