Pakistan Weather Update (January 28 – February 10)

January has seen about five western disturbances in Pakistan uptill now with 2 to 3 cold waves that affected whole country however last week of January has been slightly warmer and drier than starting weeks but all that is about to change again. Summary of Western disturbance A total of 17 rainy waves have affect…

Pakistan Weather Update (January 20 – January 27) – New!

January, the most coldest month in the country is about to end with good level of precipitation recorded in Pakistan. Though the intensity was weak to moderate but the number of rainy days were greater than compared to December. In Sindh including the city of lights (Karachi), due to the atmospheric conditions prevailing in the…

Second Outlook: Balochistan in trouble again!

“Another bad start to the year in Balochistan!” It was another moment of worry in the most neglected province of Balochistan and that issue did not get any media attention who otherwise keep updating the Pakistani nation 24 hours. What happened? on January 15, a woman and four children who were on their way to Nalay…

Pakistan Weather Update (January 13 – January 20)

January  is the annual winter month in Pakistan where temperatures drop to their lowest point while the number of rainfall days is high in many parts of the country especially north-western Pakistan but southern parts mostly remain dry with cool winds. The central Asian winds dominate the country that move into north-western India as well.…

Margalla hills wear white clothes!

“A gift from Nature after six years to Islamabad!” It seems as if snowfall does not want to leave the heavens of Pakistan since last one week the otherwise green environment of northern Pakistan has turned completely white. The roads have been carpeted white, the trees are covered with soft snow and the mountains look…

Pakistan Weather Update (December 30 – January 7)

“2011 ends with below normal winter rainfall – 2012 to start with ?” With 2011 coming to an end, December in the country has been unusually dry with four winter systems but none of these having the potential to cause meaningful precipitation in the country. However season’s first snowfall occurred in many mountainous regions of…

What is climate change? – Pakistan in focus!

A part of PWPGreen What is climate change? Climate change is a global phenomenon rather than localized one, it is a significant change in the distribution of weather patterns across the world ranging from decades to million of years. Natural and human factors both affect global climate. Natural causes include interactions between the ocean and the atmosphere, changes…