DEVELOPING STORY: Powerful Earthquake in Turkey!

Scattered damage in the country “People need help now” 500 – 1000 feared dead! Many people have been reported to have died in a major earthquake in eastern province of  Van Province. The earthquake was of magnitude of 7.2 and had a depth of 12.4 miles, which is relatively shallow and could potentially cause more damage.…

Tropical storm in the Bay of Bengal!

The international tropical coverage from Pakistan Weather Portal (PWP) is over! Second tropical storm of 2011! Bangladesh on alert! 80 km/h winds might blow! Tropical storm 02B is the second cyclone of the current year in the north Indian ocean after tropical storm 01A according to the Saffir–Simpson Hurricane Scale (SSHS). On the Indian meteorological department (IMD)…

Pakistan Weather Update (October 15 – October 28)

Stable, dry and calm weather is prevailing over much of Pakistan and that is after all October. But now some change is likely to come. Pakistan – Outlook *High pressure is seen over Rajasthan and Sindh extending into South Punjab, adjoining Balochistan and the northern Arabian sea. *Westerlies are dominating the country. *Drop in temperature…

2011 Sindh floods – The misery continues!

Pakistan is a country that has faced a never-ending threats both internally as well as externally. Whether its economically or financially, terrorism or political crisis, sectarian violence or civil unrest; these are all the problems that Pakistan has faced during its 64 years of life. But each time Pakistanis have bravely fought against all odds…

The day Pakistan came to stand still!

“October 8: One minute silence for the dead!” For other countries in the world October 8 is just an another day of the year but for Pakistan it is a tragedy that Pakistan might never forget! It was a normal day of Ramadan (Muslim’s fasting month) in the country, as Islamabadis were mostly at home…