Portal Interactive: Monsoon review

 These article have been shared by PWP Reader Farjad Akmal from Karachi, Pakistan The rainy season in India arrived late and delivered far less precipitation than usual in summer 2012, leading to severe drought across large parts of the country. More than 50 percent of the labor force in India—the world’s second most populous country—makes…

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…

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…

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…

Pakistan Weather Update and Tropical Alert (October 29 – November 11)

Cool winds in northern Pakistan! Western disturbance 05 and 06! Disturbed weather in the Arabian sea! Background After three days, the month of November will start across the world. November is known in Pakistan for being an unsettled month interms of weather as temperature across the northern parts of the country start to drop further…

“We will not help Pakistan now!”

Has Pakistan lost it’s International support? At least 3 million people in the Sindh province are still in urgent need of help but nobody is there to listen to these people who are mostly farmers and villagers. First it was the government of Pakistan that did not listen to them but now it appears that…

Tropical storm in the Bay of Bengal!

The international tropical coverage from Pakistan Weather Portal (PWP) is over! Second tropical storm of 2011! Bangladesh on alert! 80 km/h winds might blow! Tropical storm 02B is the second cyclone of the current year in the north Indian ocean after tropical storm 01A according to the Saffir–Simpson Hurricane Scale (SSHS). On the Indian meteorological department (IMD)…