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  • IDA’s $135m to help improve weather forecast system

    ISLAMABAD: The Interna­­tional Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank will finance Pakistan’s hydro-meteorological and climate services project with a soft loan of $135 million to strengthen the government’s capacity to deliver reliable and timely weather, hydrological and climate information and services to user departments and communities...

    The present capability of the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) allows it...

  • Two die from heatstroke in Karachi amid forecast of hotter weather

    KARACHI: Soaring temperatures claimed two lives in the city on Friday amid a forecast of a hotter weather in the next two days, with mercury levels expected to rise up to 40 degrees Celsius...

    Earlier, the Pakistan Meteoro­logical Department had issued a warning of rising temperatures in Karachi amid the already hot weather being experienced throughout Sindh...

  • Weather may worsen in coming days: Met office

    LAHORE: The punishing heatwave baking the plains of the country intensified on Saturday as the meteorological department said temperatures could rise further in the next two to three days...

    But there were some refreshing breaks against the harsh weather mainly in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and upper parts of the country as intervening westerly waves generated mild weather through rain and dust storms...

  • Dry weather to continue for next 10 days

    The cold, dry weather conditions are likely to continue for another 10 days...

    Apart from a spell of rain at the start of the month, December has been dry – contrary to traditional weather patterns – and experts say this is because of the global pattern...

  • In custody of LEAs for 145 days, Dr Asim remanded for 10 more days

    KARACHI: Former federal minister Dr Asim Hussain, who according to his lawyers has been in the custody of law enforcement agencies for the past 145 days since his arrest in August last year, was on Monday remanded in the custody of the National Accountability Bureau for another 10 days...

    The counsel repeatedly said in court they were helpless since Article 10 of the Constitution (Safeguards as to arrest and detention) was being...

  • China lowers GDP growth forecast

    BEIJING: China on Monday lowered last year’s growth figure, already the weakest in a quarter-century, days after worries about slowing expansion in the world’s second-largest economy caused global stock market havoc...

  • Relief work goes on as more rain, snow forecast

    The Chairman of National Disaster Management Autho­rity (NDMA), Maj Gen Asghar Nawaz, said at a press conference here on Friday that ensuring fair verification of claims and providing relief in coming days when the weather conditions were set to deteriorate would be a serious challenge...

  • Five more spells of rain, snowfall forecast

    LAHORE: Five more spells of rain and snowfall — three over upper parts of the country and two over Balochistan — are expected this month, heralding the onset of early winter and causing more problems for the people affected by the recent earthquake...

    Weather remained cloudy to partly cloudy in Lahore on Wednesday and the Met department said the current spell was likely to produce scattered rain with snowfall over the hills in upper...

  • IEA cuts non-Opec supply forecast, citing North America, Yemen

    PARIS: The International Energy Agency (IEA) on Wednesday cut its supply forecast for non-Opec countries, citing downturns in North America and the “worsening conflict” in Yemen...

    The Paris-based agency cut its 2015 forecast for non-Opec output by 120,000 barrels a day to 630,000 bpd “on the back of a slightly more negative outlook for the US LTO (light tight oil) production and Canadian non-oil sands output, and of the fallout from...

  • Widespread rain in Sindh forecast for today, tomorrow

    Many city roads inundated by rainwater, causing severe traffic jamsResponding to Dawn’s queries, the Met official said that Tuesday’s rain was just the side effect of the monsoon weather system coming from India, which was due to enter south-eastern parts of Pakistan on late Tuesday night and the actual rains owing to that system were expected to begin on Wednesday and could continue for a couple of days...

    He said the Mumbai rain was...

  • Weaker monsoon forecast

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Meteorological Department has forecast below normal rains during the forthcoming monsoon season that lasts the country from July to September...

    According to its preliminary forecast for the season, the Met department says pre-monsoon showers are expected in the country during second fortnight of June...

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