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…

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 (March 10 – March 16)

Another Western Disturbance is looking to aim at the northern areas while the southern parts are likely to remain mostly dry. Temperatures are gradually rising in Pakistan. March’s western systems Till now two systems have affected the country with mostly weak to moderate intensity as heavy rainfall/snowfall has been localized that occurred in Khyber province;…

Pakistan Weather Update (March 2 – March 9)

“It is the month of flowers as spring looms in” Spring season has started now and its time to say a big bye to winter season. Southern parts have started to heat up but the northern areas are still under a grip of some cold winds which is likely to subside in coming weeks. For…

Parts of Quetta quivers due to cold!

“Gas-hub Balochistan is without gas!” Two children died in the outskirts of Quetta on February 18 the incident occurred in Khilji Colony due to the non-availability of gas and severe cold temperatures in the Balochistan province. The province which is home to the Pakistan’s biggest natural gas field had been without gas since last few weeks…

Pakistan Weather Update (February 11 – February 25)

After experiencing a severe cold wave that brought temperature to rare freezing point in Sindh, rainy days are back and they are heading once again to Pakistan as large western disturbance ’20’ is in Balochistan at present. Western Disturbance 19: A Review! Western Disturbance 19 entered Pakistan on February 3 and entered India on February…