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…

Portal Interactive: 31 May and Karachi – 1985 and 1986

 This article have been shared by Waseem Ahmed from Karachi, Pakistan 31st May and KARACHI – A Look at the History In the past, Karachi had experienced a ‘Panic Situation’ on the same day in two consecutive years: On Saturday, 31st May 1986: A hot and humid day during the holy month of Ramzan, it…

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…

Portal Interactive: Lowest Temperature Record in Karachi

 This article have been shared by Waseem Ahmed from Karachi, Pakistan Karachi Minimum Temperatures: Despite Karachi is known for the conventional ‘mild’ climate as a coastal city, in early 90s it was used to see that night (minimum) temperature falling below 5°C here however in recent years, except 2007-08 winter season, the city temperature haven’t…

Stormy winter rains lashes Karachi!

‘First rain in December after two years!’ Rain in winter season in the metropolis is always rare but a much welcomed sight though it rains in winter but it is mostly weak and dissipates rather quickly as compared to summers. This morning too there were chances of drizzle or isolated shower but it turned out…

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…