The Monsoon Season in Karachi: A Bane or a Boon?
A few way word drops of ran and the entire infrastructure of the city goes belly up. And it...
Emergency declared in Sindh as province gears up to to face ‘heavy’ monsoon
 With a massive cloudburst predicted to be just around the corner, the provincial government has ordered relevant officials to reactivate...
CM Sindh orders cleaning of drains, strengthening of river embankments before monsoon
Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Tuesday ordered the irrigation department, Sindh Irrigation and Drainage Authority...
The Monsoon Season in Karachi: A Bane or a Boon?
A few way word drops of ran and the entire infrastructure of the city goes belly up. And it is the same year after year as the tall claims of the local and provincial administration of being “prepared” for the monsoon look like so much hot air. In fact,... Read more
Emergency declared in Sindh as province gears up to to face ‘heavy’ monsoon
 With a massive cloudburst predicted to be just around the corner, the provincial government has ordered relevant officials to reactivate flood relief control rooms and relief centres across Sindh as a precautionary measure to face the potential threat of flooding in Sindh’s urban and rural districts, it emerged earlier yesterday.... Read more
CM Sindh orders cleaning of drains, strengthening of river embankments before monsoon
Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Tuesday ordered the irrigation department, Sindh Irrigation and Drainage Authority (SIDA) and the divisional and district administrations to complete cleaning of natural drains and storm drains and strengthen the River Indus embankments before the start of monsoon. He issued these... Read more
People urged to be cautious about food and water use during monsoons
Karachi: The current spell of monsoon showers has neutralized the intensity of summers and associated health conditions yet exposed the vulnerability of Karachiites to ailments ranging from diarrhea, dysentery, cholera to hepatitis E. Doctors talking to APP Thursday urged citizens to be extremely careful with specific reference to consumption... Read more
Current monsoon spell to continue for 7 more days: Met Office
Islamabad: The current monsoon spell will continue for seven more days in Pakistan and its intensity will become high in next three days, according to Meteorological Department. The Met office predicted heavy rains for the entire Sindh including Karachi and South Punjab for today (Wednesday) and tomorrow (Thursday). Following... Read more
New Monsoon spell in KPK, Punjab from today
Another spell of Monsoon with more rains and thundershowers is likely from today (Sunday) in Punjab, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Kashmir and Rawalpindi Islamabad. Met Office has also forecast rain at scattered places in parts of Balochistan including Sibi, Zhob, Kalat, Nasirabad divisions and upper Sindh Sukkur, Larkana divisions. Scattered heavy... Read more
Rain likely in Punjab, KPK as monsoon starts
Islamabad: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast widespread monsoon rains in Punjab, KPK and northwestern upper parts during next 24 hours. Met Office said rain coupled with thundershower is expected in Hazara, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Sahiwal divisions and Islamabad. It said the monsoon showers are also likely at... Read more
Karachi still sizzles at 36C, monsoon system to enter Sindh tomorrow
Karachi: The port city of Sindh still sizzles for a third consecutive day with the temperature at 36 degree Celsius. On Friday, temperature rose to 45 degrees Celsius in the metropolis. Temperatures in other cities of the province such as Dadu, Sehwan and Larkana reached a scorching 38 degree... Read more
Rain expected in most parts of the country including Karachi
Pakistan Meteorological Department has forecast scattered rain with thundershowers in most parts of country over the next 24 hours. According to the Met office, rain is expected in most parts of the country, including Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Sahiwal, Bahawalpur, DI Khan, Kohat, Hazara, Bannu, Peshawar, Mirpur Khas,... Read more