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…

Are you ready for the longest summer day?

As the Earth travels around the Sun in its orbit, the north to south position of the Sun changes over the course of the year due to the changing orientation of the Earth’s tilted rotation axes. The dates of maximum tilt of the Earth’s equator correspond to the Summer Solstice and Winter Solstice. What are Solstices? Solstices occur…

Now or Never: Transit of Venus!

It was Now or Never because if you missed it then chances are that it would happen after you are probably dead! What was it? It was the transit of Venus that is the second such phenomenon of the current century and most likely the last one. The last one happened in December 1874 and December 1882.…

Last Update: Tropical cyclone formation in the Arabian sea

”Increase in rainfall activity in western Indian coast” Pakistan Weather Portal (PWP) on May 7 told its followers that a low pressure might form in the Arabian sea during the second last week of May as supported by an American model however the low did not form as it was expected but the same area…

Weather of United Kingdom – Cold, hot, drought and floods

The year 2012 has started in the United Kingdom and Europe with a lots of crazy weather, the weather is showing all its colours in a short period of time. In January till February, the Kingdom was experiencing one of the coldest winters since 1991 that killed some 450 people while in the month of March unusual…