After 10 years – Another February Storm lands in Pakistan!

‘Winter Storm creates havoc’ Rainstorms, Windstorms, Hailstorms, Thunderstorm, Blizzards, Avalanches – These are the things that Pakistan has witnessed in the last three days, astonishingly whole country has been affected by the PWP’s most talked severe winter storm (western disturbance ’18’) in the last few days. This deadly storm has brought countrywide precipitation and a coldwave, as…

2012 – Spectacular weather events in Pakistan!

Once again we are in that time of the year when we have to say goodbye to our old memories and move into a new era hoping that the new year brings happiness and joy to our life. In the year 2012, Pakistan had to go through a lot due to its political and economic…

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 (August 20 – September 3) – Updated on August 27!

Heavy rainfall in Punjab to continue! Drought – Rain ‘must’ lash Karachi now Monsoon coming to an end? The month of August is coming to an end and it seems as it the monsoon has finally come to know that its duty is to pour water frequently. Getting a much awaited boost from the new…

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…

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…