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 17 – July 24)

Fresh western winds returning! More rainfall in Punjab? Poor monsoon performance! During the first two weeks of July, the country received mostly moderate rainfall that was accompanied by thunder/lightening and fast winds. Keeping the past intensity of ‘monsoon’ rains in mind, the recent rainfalls had a poor strength. The heaviest rainfall that occurred during the…

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…

Monsoon madness in Assam, Bangladesh and Mumbai!

“First major monsoon sign after June 18” As monsoon was starting to revive after remaining dull since June 18, it brought Indian city of Mumbai to a complete standstill while many cities of Bangladesh experienced unusual torrential rains that have so far killed some 110 people in the southern parts of the country. Every year…

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…