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…

This year Karachi’s lucky number is 19!

”Something big is going to take place on 19?” There is something special about ’19’ this year in Karachi as far as the weather of the city is concerned because since April, every ’19’ is bringing a changing weather pattern to the Metropolis either in the form of dust storms or rain. It is worth…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (July 17 – July 24)

Fresh western winds returning! More rainfall in Punjab? Poor monsoon performance! During the first two weeks of July, the country received mostly moderate rainfall that was accompanied by thunder/lightening and fast winds. Keeping the past intensity of ‘monsoon’ rains in mind, the recent rainfalls had a poor strength. The heaviest rainfall that occurred during 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…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (June 25 – July 9) – NEW!

Western winds in Punjab! High temperatures coming? Drizzles in Karachi! The country is now entering the annual monsoon season (July) but the northern and few adjoining central parts are under the influence of westerlies that continue to affect the areas. The latest example came from western disturbance ’11’ (Numbered by PWP), it wrecked havoc in northern…

Portal Interactive: History of 31-May 1985 and 1986 in Karachi

 This article is shared by Waseem Ahmed for PWP from Karachi city, Sindh, Pakistan 31st May and KARACHI – A Look at the History In the past, Karachi had experienced a ‘Panic Situation’ on the same day in two consecutive years: On Friday, 31st May 1985, a Tropical Cyclone in the Arabian Sea diverted towards…

The Invasion of Loo winds – Karachi feels the heat!

Karachi like the southern as well as the central parts of the country is under a severe heat wave. The temperatures have rose rapidly in these parts following a late winter rainy wave that brought down the temperatures early this month. Loo winds invade Karachi Loo wind may sound like a disease but infact its…