Gwadar cries for water – New city becoming a ghost town?

‘Water levels are all time low!’ With skies all dry and dull there is little hope for the people of Gwadar to see rain anytime soon, the proposed ‘new city’ of Balochistan had been facing drought-like conditions since 2010. The Port city that was thought to be the changing face of Balochistan is on the…

Portal Interactive: Astola Island

 This article is shared by Farjad Akmal for PWP from Karachi city, Sindh, Pakistan The astonishing Astola Island is also identified as Jezira Haft Talar or ‘island of the seven hills’, basically it is a minute, unpopulated island in the Arabian Sea, in the territorial waters of Pakistan, some 25 kilometers south of Pakistan’s nearby shoreline and 39…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (June 25 – July 9) – NEW!

Western winds in Punjab! High temperatures coming? Drizzles in Karachi! The country is now entering the annual monsoon season (July) but the northern and few adjoining central parts are under the influence of westerlies that continue to affect the areas. The latest example came from western disturbance ’11’ (Numbered by PWP), it wrecked havoc in northern…

Portal Interactive: Mud Volcanoes of Balochistan!

 This article is written by Farjad Akmal for PWP from Karachi city, Sindh, Pakistan DO YOU KNOW ………….. Pakistan’s Balochistan province is gifted with a diverse landscape. Among many geological wonders here, one big attraction is the presence of 18 mud volcanoes. Infact world’s largest and highest known mud volcano is located in Balochistan. The altitude…

Pakistan Weather Update (March 21 – April 6) – NEW!

Sindh to heat up? New system is here now! Rain/Hail/Winds and Khyber! Western Disturbance ’28’ – Rain or it will pass away? The fresh western system that has been numbered ’28’ by PWP would enter sub-continent on March 25, it would affect the northern parts which includes Islamabad, Peshawar, Gilgit, Azad Kashmir, it would have…

Pakistan Weather Update (January 20 – January 27) – New!

January, the most coldest month in the country is about to end with good level of precipitation recorded in Pakistan. Though the intensity was weak to moderate but the number of rainy days were greater than compared to December. In Sindh including the city of lights (Karachi), due to the atmospheric conditions prevailing in the…

Second Outlook: Balochistan in trouble again!

“Another bad start to the year in Balochistan!” It was another moment of worry in the most neglected province of Balochistan and that issue did not get any media attention who otherwise keep updating the Pakistani nation 24 hours. What happened? on January 15, a woman and four children who were on their way to Nalay…