Two years ago – Pakistan’s first weather blog emerged!

It was a pleasant spring day on March 6, 2011, the sky was partially clouded with occasional sea breeze. Surfing through the internet during the afternoon, I was looking for some websites that would tell only tell about Pakistan’s weather and climate. To my utter surprise  there was no weather blog that would highlight the weather…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (July 17 – July 24)

Fresh western winds returning! More rainfall in Punjab? Poor monsoon performance! During the first two weeks of July, the country received mostly moderate rainfall that was accompanied by thunder/lightening and fast winds. Keeping the past intensity of ‘monsoon’ rains in mind, the recent rainfalls had a poor strength. The heaviest rainfall that occurred during the…

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…

Portal Interactive: List of First Monsoon rainfall in Lower Sindh from 2000-2011

 This article is written by Umair Dero for PWP from Hyderabad city, Sindh, Pakistan List of “First Pre-Monsoon / Monsoon” rainfall in “Lower Sindh” including (Karachi, Hyderabad, Tharparkar, etc) from (2000-2011): ◘ 2000: No Pre-Monsoon rain occured in any part of Lower Sindh, however 1st Monsoon rain occured on 10th August at Tharparkar with 36.0 mm rain. Hyderabad &…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (June 9 – June 22)

End of Western disturbance? Heat wave developing! Karachi’s Pre-monsoon activity? As June starts the weather over the sub-continent has changed rapidly with each passing day the westerlies are losing strength while easterlies are taking shape. Though Pakistan has been under the grip of western systems along with a severe heat wave so was India whose…

Total collapse of Monsoon expected in July?

“This is the fourth article related to the monsoon season of 2012 and it will be followed by many more articles” Nightmare for some farmers? As the monsoon season nears in, people in Pakistan are being made to believe that record-breaking flash floods are likely to grip the country for the third consecutive time. The…

Monsoon 2012 – What will happen in Pakistan?

“This is the second article related to the monsoon season of 2012 and it will be followed by many more articles” The word “monsoon” is derived from Arabic, Hindi and Urdu words of mawsim (موسم) meaning weather, there is also some indications the word is derived from Dutch word of monsun. The Englishmen used to use this…