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…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (May 25 – May 31)

Extreme heatwave, west for the rescue! Rain in the North after long time! Karachi’s cloud returns On May 8, PWP predicted that a strong heatwave would affect Sindh from the coming week of May. On May 15, it gripped the entire country and gradually intensified on May 16/May 17. This heatwave will continue till the end of…

After 10 years – Another February Storm lands in Pakistan!

‘Winter Storm creates havoc’ Rainstorms, Windstorms, Hailstorms, Thunderstorm, Blizzards, Avalanches – These are the things that Pakistan has witnessed in the last three days, astonishingly whole country has been affected by the PWP’s most talked severe winter storm (western disturbance ’18’) in the last few days. This deadly storm has brought countrywide precipitation and a coldwave, as…

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…

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…

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…

Seraiki myth – Dust storms are possessed by Demons!

“This is an old Seraiki myth that is mostly unheard of now a days” Superstition runs high in the Seraiki region of Pakistan. The region has many myths ranging from local issues to super natural phenomenons. There are two myths related to Andhi (dust storm), one is about murder and the other is about demons.…