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…

Monsoon Daily Updates – For August 2012

This is actually a part of Monsoon of Pakistan page Date of issue – August 31 Fifth spell coming to an end in Sindh Parts of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Kashmir gets above monthly normal rainfall! Sindh is mostly dry!  Low pressure has moved inland and is now situated over south-east Madya Pradesh and adjoining eastern…

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 24 – July 31)

Two UAC, Monsoon still dull! Rainfall reviving soon? Drought emerging in India Background The third monsoon spell that started around the PWP’s forecasted date on July 18 ended on July 21 without significant rainfall, the spell was helped by the passing western disturbance ’14’. On July 20, the second monsoon started in the central parts…

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…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (July 9 – July 16)

Sindh’s wait is over or not? Another rain spell in northern areas! Western winds – A good neighbour? Pakistan Weather Portal (PWP) had successfully predicted the onset of monsoon (1st spell) over the northern areas during the late first week of July. PWP on June 25 forecasted these rains and on July 3 gave their arrival time…