History of Dust storms in Karachi – In Detail

A dust storm is a type of a windstorm that sweeps cloud of dust across an extensive area. Some meteorologists tend to differentiate between a dust storm and sandstorm. They argue that a dust storm consists of strong winds and pollutants blowing over an arid or drought-hit area. Whereas, a sandstorm mainly occurs in a…

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…

Pakistan Weather Update, Monsoon Alert & Tropical Watch (September 8 till September 15)

2013 Monsoon in ending phases? ‘Withdrawing monsoon’ to give more rain to north! Tropical season beginning!  The Monsoon season of 2013 reached it’s peak in Pakistan in the month of August when it poured high intensity rains in the south and the central areas that were experiencing a dry rainy season though the north continued…

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…

Road map for ‘Monsoonistan’ laid: Rains move into Pakistan!

“This is the sixth article related to the monsoon season of 2013 and the last one of the year” ‘Monsoon remains strong despite threats?’ Pakistan is lashed by rains mainly from July to September from the South-west monsoon. The monsoon reaches Pakistan towards the beginning of July and establishes itself by the middle of the month.…