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  • Dry and dusty weather to persist today

    Similar weather conditions are expected for Friday as well, according to the Met department...

    The official added that the weather on Friday was expected to remain dry and dusty and maximum temperature was expected to remain around 33 degrees centigrade...

  • Can CPEC weather Pakistan's political storm?

    In a highly partisan political environment, China reiterated its neutrality towards the internal affairs of the country by stating its resolve to abide by ‘a strategic cooperative partnership with Pakistan’...

    A statement on the subject mailed to Dawn by the Chinese Embassy reads, “It hopes that all parties and sections in Pakistan can prioritise state and national interests, properly deal with their domestic affairs, maintain unity...

  • Paris attacks: Are aerial attacks the answer?

    It will, however, be interesting to know what President François Hollande envisages by way of his riposte to Friday’s attacks, as by now he knows full well that wearing badges and marching in the streets have not served his purpose — one cannot protest to the terrorists about having been mistreated!As these lines are being written President François Hollande is preparing a 45-minute-long speech that he plans to make before an emergency joint...

  • Overeating, weather led to increased gastro cases

    ISLAMABAD: Health experts blame rising gastro cases on humid weather and change in eating habits after the fasting month of Ramazan...

    Moreover, suffocation and humidity also one of the reasons for gastro as food is spoiled more quickly during this weather,” he said...

  • Country to suffer more bouts of inclement weather, says ministry

    ISLAMABAD: The ministry of climate change fears that the country is going to suffer in coming years more bouts of inclement weather patterns like the heatwave in Karachi that led to over a thousand deaths in a few days...

    Based on various studies and projections, the ministry, headed by Senator Musha­hidullah Khan, says that global warming is going to affect Pakistan more than the rest of the world, which warrants drastic measures at...

  • Met dept issues fresh severe weather warning

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) issued on Friday another severe weather warning, forecasting torrential rain across the country, especially in Chitral and Gilgit-Baltistan (upper parts), from Sunday to Thursday...

    “The severe weather system is likely to persist in Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral...

  • Likely to spare Sindh coast, Ashobaa turns city weather pleasant

    KARACHI: The tropical cyclone Ashobaa, currently located at around 700 kilometres south of the city, has turned north-west towards the Persian Gulf, missing the Sindh coast though affecting weather in Pakistan’s coastal areas including Karachi...

    Though still quite far from the coast, Ashobaa has started influencing the weather of Karachi that experienced a cloudy day, said a weatherman...

  • Weather conditions force PIA to cancel 6 flights

    KARACHI: Six flights of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) were cancelled on Saturday because of poor visibility caused by smog and other weather-related conditions in southern Punjab and upper Sindh region...

    Weather had affected some other flights which got delayed on Saturday while some more were expected to be delayed...

  • Myanmar postpones UN visit to Rakhine due to 'bad weather'

    “The government-organised visit was postponed to next week because of weather conditions,” a spokesman from the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in Myanmar said, without giving further details...

    1 million Rohingya before August 25 attacks by militants from the minority group sparked a massive security crackdown...

  • Nasa launches next-generation weather satellite

    LOS ANGELES: Nasa on Saturday launched a next-generation satellite into space designed to monitor weather around the world and help improve forecasts...

    The satellite, called the Joint Polar Satellite Sys­tem-1 (JPSS-1), is a joint venture between the US space agency and the Nat­ional Oceanic and Atmos­pheric Administration (NOAA), which provides weather reports and forecasts...

  • Weather chaos in KP

    The trail of destruction wreaked by a mini-cyclone, described by the Met office as the third worst in Pakistan’s history, killed over 40 people and left more than 200 injured across Peshawar, Mardan and Nowshera districts on Sunday...

    No one can argue that ‘freak’ weather phenomena are a challenge to manage...

  • Ideal weather by June standards

    LAHORE: Temperatures on Thursday fell between two and 12 degrees Celsius in most parts of the country due to persistent rain and gusty winds being generated by a westerly wave, temporarily saving people from the harshness of the extremely hot weather pattern in June...

    The Met department said it would remain mainly hot and dry weather over most parts of the country in the next 24 hours (Friday)...

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