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…

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…

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…

Portal Interactive: Pakistan rainfall will return, either by flood or gently

 This article is written by Craig Dremann for PWP from Redwood City, California, United States of America What I am suggesting, is that both Pakistan and Arabia, are going to be the first two areas on the planet, where the effects of global warming will be experienced in a very dramatic way, when the increased atmospheric moisture content…