Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon alert (August 19 – August 26)

Monsoon activity in Sindh! Weekend and Monsoon! UAC moving westwards! Temperature and precipitation Sindh province has experienced its second floods in a row though they were of different nature but the people faced same problems. Record-breaking monsoon showers created a flood-like situation in south-eastern Sindh that affected some 2 Lakh people. In the north few…

Part II: Floods revisit Sindh – Two years in a row!

More stories are now unfolding about the recent flooding in Sindh. Fresh reports suggest that at least loss of Rs. 130 billion has happened in Sindh, Rains destroyed standing crops of cotton, paddy, sugarcane, onion, tomato, chillies, fodder and other seasonal vegetables to the tune of billions of rupees. Tando Muhammad Khan and Badin districts are the…

Floods revisit Sindh – Two years in a row!!

2 Lakh affected in Sindh: NDMA Fears of spread of diseases Many people still stranded! It has happened again as feared by the international communities early this year. Record breaking monsoon rainfall this time in Sindh have wrecked havoc somewhat similar to last year’s great floods. At least 30 people have been reported of losing…

Little girl may return for Monsoon: La-Nina episode!

“This is the ninth special monsoon article of 2011 and it will follow the second last monsoon article of the current year” La-Nina brings flooding to India during monsoon During the middle of this year, many reports from the United States and Japan started circulating the world web that suggested that Indian monsoon-friendly La-Nina may return…

Widespread rainfall alert for Pakistan – Special Coverage!

The special coverage of “widespread rainfall alert” by the Pakistan Weather Portal (PWP) is over! Flash/Urban flooding Two strong eastern systems One strong western trough After experiencing a dull start to the monsoon of 2011, Pakistan is all set to get proper monsoon rainfalls that it used to get every year. Some parts of Pakistan…