Gwadar Island: Balochistan Earthquake fails to remain the top news of Pakistan!

‘Pak forgets quake victims: Twitter and Facebook filled with Gwadar Island!’ Pakistani people and their media have given minimum coverage to the earthquake in Balochistan as compared to the disaster elsewhere in the country while the media and the people (Pakistani trends on Twitter) are more interested over the Island that formed near Gwadar, no…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (August 10 – August 17)

Intense rains coming for North! Weak Spell possible in south Punjab and Sindh How long the monsoon will stay? Pakistan has now entered it’s second last month of monsoon and in some years August proves to be the last month for monsoon in the country. The northern areas are getting close for their eighth monsoon…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (June 28 – July 12) – Updated on July 4

Monsoon hits the north on June 27 Frequent rains since June 25 Rains return after 7 days! New Update is issued on July 4 –  Go Below Monsoon has advanced into the northern areas of the country mainly Azad Kashmir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and northern Punjab on June 27. Last rains (pre-monsoon) that occurred in the…

Second Winter Outlook (2012 – 2013): Pakistani Winter losing power in 2013?

The winter season 2012 – 2013  started late this year with almost regular warm periods that made the people feel as if winter would not stay much longer. On December 25, 2012 Pakistan Weather Portal (PWP) asked the people about their experience of winter. 65% people voted that this winter is hotter while 34% voted…

Pakistan Weather Update (October 7 – October 21)

“The driest month starts!” October is the driest month of the country as no major precipitation occurs from the western disturbance nor post-monsoon systems excluding few exceptional years. It is the month in which skies of the country remain clear with hot and humid mornings while mostly cool (bearable) nights. Past weather records show that…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (September 3 – September 17)

What did not pour – would pour now! Heavy rainfall across the country? Monsoon to gain peak before ending! The country has entered the month of September which is usually remembered as the month in which the monsoon starts to withdraw from the sub-continent. Heavy rainfall in September is quite uncommon in the western sub-continent…

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…