Gwadar cries for water – New city becoming a ghost town?

‘Water levels are all time low!’ With skies all dry and dull there is little hope for the people of Gwadar to see rain anytime soon, the proposed ‘new city’ of Balochistan had been facing drought-like conditions since 2010. The Port city that was thought to be the changing face of Balochistan is on the…

Monsoon advancing into Pakistan: All stages set!

“This is the fifth article related to the monsoon season of 2012 and it will be followed by many more articles” “Sleepy way to kick off the monsoon season” Pakistan is lashed by the rains from July to September from the South-west monsoon. This monsoon reaches Pakistan towards the beginning of July and establishes itself by…

Portal Interactive: Astola Island

 This article is shared by Farjad Akmal for PWP from Karachi city, Sindh, Pakistan The astonishing Astola Island is also identified as Jezira Haft Talar or ‘island of the seven hills’, basically it is a minute, unpopulated island in the Arabian Sea, in the territorial waters of Pakistan, some 25 kilometers south of Pakistan’s nearby shoreline and 39…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (April 24 – May 6)

It was a very busy week for the skies of Pakistan since April 9, the country has been witnessing some daily formation of thunderstorms that is keeping the weather pleasant and cool though it may feel good but in real it is having a drastic effect. Since April 9 till April 24, two western disturbance…

Parts of Quetta quivers due to cold!

“Gas-hub Balochistan is without gas!” Two children died in the outskirts of Quetta on February 18 the incident occurred in Khilji Colony due to the non-availability of gas and severe cold temperatures in the Balochistan province. The province which is home to the Pakistan’s biggest natural gas field had been without gas since last few weeks…