Britain gearing up: After snow, cold and warm weather – comes another storm!

‘Kingdom ready to get drenched’ The United Kingdom is once again getting ready to feel the burnt of  a fresh fierce and violent storm that is likely to cover the whole Kingdom from January 28 and thus bringing gale fore winds of 60 miles per hour with torrential rainfall. Many areas of United Kingdom have…

Portal Interactive: How to measure rain?

 This article is shared by Waseem Ahmed for PWP from Karachi city, Sindh, Pakistan Can you measure rainfall at your home? Yes, anyone can find out how much rain has fallen in his area by measuring it himself with a ‘Rain Gauge’. Although most of people may not have easy access to the standard rain gauge…

Now or Never: Transit of Venus!

It was Now or Never because if you missed it then chances are that it would happen after you are probably dead! What was it? It was the transit of Venus that is the second such phenomenon of the current century and most likely the last one. The last one happened in December 1874 and December 1882.…

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.…

“Don’t mistake them for the Thunderbird!”

This myth written by me, keeping Native American mythology, ranging from the Pacific Northwest to tribes in the Southeastern United States in mind! The beginning of a spirit In present day British Colombia, Canada there lived a Kwakwaka’wakw tribe that like any other north American tribe was peaceful and believed in spirits. But since ages,…

“We will not help Pakistan now!”

Has Pakistan lost it’s International support? At least 3 million people in the Sindh province are still in urgent need of help but nobody is there to listen to these people who are mostly farmers and villagers. First it was the government of Pakistan that did not listen to them but now it appears that…

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…