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…

Pakistan under floodwater again – Guinness World Record?

‘Not a Natural disaster but a man-made disaster!’ Pakistan should be on the book of Guinness World Record because thanks to our government and authorities we are under floodwater for fourth consecutive year, this year flood situation is similar to the pattern of 2010 floods that started after the record-breaking rains in the north and flood…

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…

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 (February 14 – February 28)

(Updated on February 15) Western winds to interact to eastern winds! New system less powerful in Pakistan! Showers coming in Karachi? The country experienced a powerful Winter storm ’18’ that brought countrywide rainfall with scattered destruction as well as 40 people died in during February 3 till February 6. The winter season is not over yet…

Second Winter Outlook (2012 – 2013): Pakistani Winter losing power in 2013?

The winter season 2012 – 2013  started late this year with almost regular warm periods that made the people feel as if winter would not stay much longer. On December 25, 2012 Pakistan Weather Portal (PWP) asked the people about their experience of winter. 65% people voted that this winter is hotter while 34% voted…

The winds that came after the Islamabad Operation!

‘یہ ہو گا جب وہ ایک مذہبی آدمی کو   مار دیں گے’ (This will happen when they will kill a religious man) – This was the overall thinking of some section of the society when a local Islamic cleric who used to head the Lal Masjid was killed by Pakistan Army on waging war against the state…