Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (August 20 – September 3) – Updated on August 27!

Heavy rainfall in Punjab to continue! Drought – Rain ‘must’ lash Karachi now Monsoon coming to an end? The month of August is coming to an end and it seems as it the monsoon has finally come to know that its duty is to pour water frequently. Getting a much awaited boost from the new…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (July 24 – July 31)

Two UAC, Monsoon still dull! Rainfall reviving soon? Drought emerging in India Background The third monsoon spell that started around the PWP’s forecasted date on July 18 ended on July 21 without significant rainfall, the spell was helped by the passing western disturbance ’14’. On July 20, the second monsoon started in the central parts…

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…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (July 9 – July 16)

Sindh’s wait is over or not? Another rain spell in northern areas! Western winds – A good neighbour? Pakistan Weather Portal (PWP) had successfully predicted the onset of monsoon (1st spell) over the northern areas during the late first week of July. PWP on June 25 forecasted these rains and on July 3 gave their arrival time…

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 25 – July 9) – NEW!

Western winds in Punjab! High temperatures coming? Drizzles in Karachi! The country is now entering the annual monsoon season (July) but the northern and few adjoining central parts are under the influence of westerlies that continue to affect the areas. The latest example came from western disturbance ’11’ (Numbered by PWP), it wrecked havoc in northern…

Are you ready for the longest summer day?

As the Earth travels around the Sun in its orbit, the north to south position of the Sun changes over the course of the year due to the changing orientation of the Earth’s tilted rotation axes. The dates of maximum tilt of the Earth’s equator correspond to the Summer Solstice and Winter Solstice. What are Solstices? Solstices occur…