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…

Road map for ‘Monsoonistan’ laid: Rains move into Pakistan!

“This is the sixth article related to the monsoon season of 2013 and the last one of the year” ‘Monsoon remains strong despite threats?’ Pakistan is lashed by rains mainly from July to September from the South-west monsoon. The monsoon reaches Pakistan towards the beginning of July and establishes itself by the middle of the month.…

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…

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…

Pakistan Weather Update (January 28 – February 10)

January has seen about five western disturbances in Pakistan uptill now with 2 to 3 cold waves that affected whole country however last week of January has been slightly warmer and drier than starting weeks but all that is about to change again. Summary of Western disturbance A total of 17 rainy waves have affect…

Cold winds changed Gwadar!

With the arrival of winter in the Balochistan province of Pakistan, a new capital has taken shape and that is the port city of Gwadar. The summer capital of the province is Quetta but like the change of the direction of winds during the winter season , it seems that capital winds have shifted from…

Cyclone Keila roars in the Arabian sea – Special Coverage!

The special tropical coverage from Pakistan Weather Portal (PWP) is over now! Cyclone Keila -First cyclone of 2011 ! Post monsoon activity in Coastal Sindh! Heavy showers with strong winds! Cyclone Keila has formed in the west central Arabian sea as of November 2, Keila is the first tropical system to reach cyclonic status on…