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 & Tropical Watch (September 8 till September 15)

2013 Monsoon in ending phases? ‘Withdrawing monsoon’ to give more rain to north! Tropical season beginning!  The Monsoon season of 2013 reached it’s peak in Pakistan in the month of August when it poured high intensity rains in the south and the central areas that were experiencing a dry rainy season though the north continued…

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…

Road map for ‘Monsoonistan’ laid: Rains move into Pakistan!

“This is the sixth article related to the monsoon season of 2013 and the last one of the year” ‘Monsoon remains strong despite threats?’ Pakistan is lashed by rains mainly from July to September from the South-west monsoon. The monsoon reaches Pakistan towards the beginning of July and establishes itself by the middle of the month.…

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…