Environmental degradation in Pakistan

Upon witnessing prosperity in the West, many countries like Pakistan adopted a policy of industrialization, regarding it as essential for a country’s rapid increasing population which as of 2016 is estimated at 193.2 million. This development however has not been environmentally sustainable with natural resources being depleted at an alarming rate. Atmospheric contamination, deterioration in…

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…

Pakistan bakes in Oven: Bricks for Monsoon 2013 placed!

“This is the third article related to the monsoon season of 2013 and it will be followed by many more articles” The sub-continent is experiencing its first major heatwave of the season that is crucial for building up a normal monsoon season. It is worth noting that this year the western sub-continent was a under the…

Explosive rain with hail lands in Karachi!

It was an usual day for Karachi with bright sun but during the night, suddenly the sky covered with clouds that exploded with thunder and lightning. After some time, rain poured with enormous drops that mildly flooded the roads due to lashing downpours. Hail along with rain came as a surprise, this year it has hailed a…

Pakistan Weather Update (March 19 – March 31)

“March to end with two rain systems” Triple fun is coming! Not one, not even two but three western systems are expected to affect the country in just two weeks. March will not end with dry weather! Usually the month is calmer with warming trend and short period of rain but this year similar to…

Heatwave enters as soon as Winter ends – Karachi burns!

‘Spring Record Broken ?’ This week Karachi was burning both politically as well as climatically, there is no doubt that this winter for Karachi was rainy and at the same time warm, the winter started late but ended normally. As soon as the winter ended, a heat wave entered the city including it’s province where…