Portal Interactive: Intense Lightning in Karachi’s History (since 1991)

This article have been shared by Waseem Ahmed from Karachi, Pakistan Despite having rather ‘dry climate’ Karachi had some memorable days of Massive or Intense Lightning & Thunder during last 20-22 years, some of those dates given below: 1) 16th July, 1994 2) 2nd May, 1997 * 3) 21st – 22nd October (midnight), 1997 4)…

Monsoon Daily Updates – For September 2012

This is actually a part of Monsoon of Pakistan page Date of issue – September 19 “Monsoon 2012 has withdrawn from Pakistan on September 19!” LAST UPDATE: Monsoon has withdrawn from the country as an anti-cyclone has formed over central Punjab and adjoining areas of Pakistan and India as of September 19 as dry weather is expected…

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…

Portal Interactive: Wettest Monsoon in Karachi for over 25 years

 These pictures have been shared by Waseem Ahmed from Karachi, Pakistan During last 20 to 25 years Karachi witnessed variety of Monsoon seasons with sometimes very little or no rain in the season during July to September like 1987, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002 and 2004 – where in few years the city…

This year Karachi’s lucky number is 19!

”Something big is going to take place on 19?” There is something special about ’19’ this year in Karachi as far as the weather of the city is concerned because since April, every ’19’ is bringing a changing weather pattern to the Metropolis either in the form of dust storms or rain. It is worth…

Monsoon advancing into Pakistan: All stages set!

“This is the fifth article related to the monsoon season of 2012 and it will be followed by many more articles” “Sleepy way to kick off the monsoon season” Pakistan is lashed by the rains from July to September from the South-west monsoon. This monsoon reaches Pakistan towards the beginning of July and establishes itself by…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (June 9 – June 22)

End of Western disturbance? Heat wave developing! Karachi’s Pre-monsoon activity? As June starts the weather over the sub-continent has changed rapidly with each passing day the westerlies are losing strength while easterlies are taking shape. Though Pakistan has been under the grip of western systems along with a severe heat wave so was India whose…