The Himalayan Earthquake: Death toll rises!

On September 18, a powerful earthquake rocked many countries near the Himalayan region. The magnitude of the earthquake was 6.9, the quake jolted India, China, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal. The earthquake was the fifteenth most major earthquake of the current year. The damage – From Nepal to Bangladesh! Most of the damage has occurred in…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon alert (September 17 – September 23)

Dry, dry and dry weather ahead! All year weather returns for Karachi! Relief for Sindh Sindh province had been experiencing harsh rainfall since middle of August till middle of September, but all that appears to be the past thing as no new monsoon spell is in sight and monsoon of 2011 may be coming to…

Punjab: The Dengue Outbreak !

Monsoon brings a flood of diseases to Punjab Early heavy monsoon rainfall in the province that left ponds of water in many areas that have now become a breeding ground for Mosquitoes. More than 4,000 cases of dengue fever have been reported in the past two months, with 30 being reported to have died. Dengue fever is…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon alert (September 9 – September 16)

180% above normal rains in Sindh 134 people lost their lives!! Fresh monsoon hitting South Pakistan Review of last week’s weather Very active monsoon season was seen during the last one week in Pakistan especially in Sindh province which has received much rainfall than any part of Pakistan this monsoon season. Upper parts of Pakistan…

Tropical Madness in the Atlantic and Pacific!

As of now two cyclones are spinning in the Atlantic ocean; one is Hurricane Katia while other is tropical storm Maria. On the other side of the world, Tropical storm Kulap is brewing in the Pacific ocean. Maria and Kulap are expected to make landfall while Katia is heading in open waters. Overall 3 active…