First Winter Outlook (2013 – 2014): Pakistan freezes as 30 year old record broken!

‘Coldest December in 30 years! – North Balochistan and Islamabad breaks record’ As the year was coming to an end, Pakistan (parts of the country) experienced the coldest December in 30 years. The country witnessed a quick transition from a long hot October to early mild cold November however the southern parts of the country experienced…

Islamabad Airport turned into a ‘Waterport’

Ladies and Gentlemen you have landed at Benazir Bhutto International “Waterport”, Islamabad? On August 6, a severe wave of monsoon rain hit the capital city causing all flights to be cancelled as rain water gathered over the runway. The rain (107 mm) was due to the seventh monsoon spell that brought heavy downpour to many…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (August 10 – August 17)

Intense rains coming for North! Weak Spell possible in south Punjab and Sindh How long the monsoon will stay? Pakistan has now entered it’s second last month of monsoon and in some years August proves to be the last month for monsoon in the country. The northern areas are getting close for their eighth monsoon…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (June 11 – June 25) – Update from June 16!

Very Active June in Pak and India Heavy pre-monsoon expected! Rains in Sindh, Punjab, Khyber, Kashmir  Go below for new updates issued on June 16 June is mostly considered a hot month for Pakistan but in the end pre-monsoon activity can start in some parts of the country however this year the pre-monsoon activity started…

Monsoon facing the biggest challenge from its own Ocean!

“This is the fifth article related to the monsoon season of 2013 and it will be followed by many more articles” ‘Indian Ocean is giving threats to the Monsoon!’ El Niño/La Niña–Southern Oscillation of Pacific Ocean is not the only thing that is an obstacle in the way of monsoon season but there is a…

Portal Interactive: A Flash Back Down Memory Lane!

 This article has been shared by Zaeem Khalid from Rawalpindi, Pakistan Plunging into a historic event that is still crystal clear in my mind, the temperature on June 5, 2003 was soaring up to 43 °C in the twin cities of Rawalpindi/Islamabad and rain was long overdue. It was only a matter of time for…

Pakistan’s Monsoon: Do we really need a Monsoon season?

“This is the second article related to the monsoon season of 2013 and it will be followed by many more articles” The country especially the southern parts have seen one of the most unusual winter of all time. It would not be wrong to say that it was the most wettest winter for the southern…