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…

The winds that came after the Islamabad Operation!

‘یہ ہو گا جب وہ ایک مذہبی آدمی کو   مار دیں گے’ (This will happen when they will kill a religious man) – This was the overall thinking of some section of the society when a local Islamic cleric who used to head the Lal Masjid was killed by Pakistan Army on waging war against the state…

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…

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…

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…