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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...

  • Light rain turns weather chilly in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: Strong winds coupled with light rain and thunder lashed Hyderabad and its adjoining areas late on Monday evening, inundating low-lying areas and increasing cold in the wake albeit briefly...

    Weather turned chilly after the downpour...

  • 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...

  • Met office issues high alert amid heavy rain forecast for Sindh

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has issued high alert in the wake of expected widespread heavy rain and flood, particularly in Sindh and Balochistan, over the next five days...

    Speaking at a press conference here on Wednesday, PMD Director General Dr Ghulam Rasul said a “very active monsoon system” would start affecting major parts of Sindh, including Karachi, and adjoining areas of Balochistan on Thursday, and...

  • Widespread rains forecast in Sindh

    KARACHI: The meteorological department has forecast widespread rains in almost all over the province between Monday and Thursday while no recordable rain was reported in the city except for a few raindrops at some places at different times on Saturday...

    Responding to Dawn queries, a Met official said that his department had issued a weather warning regarding widespread with scattered to heavy at times rainfall in Sukkur, Larkana,...

  • Death toll hits 27 as more rain forecast for Sindh

    KARACHI: Over two dozen people lost their lives and 46 others suffered injuries in rain-related incidents across Sindh as the monsoon showers that began on Saturday morning wreaked havoc on several areas and their residents during its three-day spell amid prolonged power outages...

    6mm) of rainfall was recorded in Karachi’s Surjani Town as the average rainfall recorded at 12 weather stations was over six inches (158...

  • Fresh rain spell forecast in Sindh and Balochistan

    KARACHI: The Met department issued an alert over a monsoon weather system which is likely to cause rains/thundershowers in parts of Sindh and Balochistan from Tuesday night to Thursday...

    Under this weather system, rains/thundershowers (with isolated heavy falls) are expected at scattered places in Mirpurkhas, Thatta, Hyderabad, Karachi and Shaheed Benazirabad divisions...

  • BBC disclosures confirm Pakistan's suspicions about India: Nisar

    ISLAMABAD: Talking to media personnel on Thursday, Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan said the sensitive disclosures made in the BBC report confirmed Pakistan's suspicions about India's involvement in the country...

    Nisar said intelligence agencies had in the past reported India's interference inside Pakistan, adding that recent statements from the Indian leadership were a clear indication of foreign involvement...

  • BBC report: Pakistan in touch with British authorities, confirms FO

    ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) confirmed on Friday that the Government of Pakistan is in touch with British authorities with a view to seek information and facts of the BBC report that claimed Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has received funding from Indian authorities...

    "The contents of BBC's report are of vital significance to the state of Pakistan," said the FO spokesman Qazi Khalilullah...

  • BBC story on 'Pakistan's secret human rights abuses' a pack of lies: ISPR

    The military's media wing on Monday issued a strongly worded response to a BBC story that documented alleged human rights abuses in the tribal areas of former Fata, and termed the report a "pack of lies"...

    The BBC story published on June 2, titled Uncovering Pakistan's secret human rights abuses, looks into Pakistan's long battle with militants as part of the post-9/11 "war on terror" and carries the accounts of locals as well as the...

  • Afghan Taliban say will visit Pakistan if formally invited: BBC report

    The Afghan Taliban have said that they will visit Pakistan and meet Prime Minister Imran Khan if they are formally invited for a meeting by Islamabad, BBC Urdu reported on Thursday, citing an official...

    He had said he hoped that in the coming days, "we will be able to urge the Taliban to talk with the Afghan government and come to a political solution", a point that was promptly appreciated by US President Donald Trump — who noted...

  • Good relationship with 'establishment' but PM, cabinet take decisions in Pakistan: Fawad on BBC

    Appearing on the BBC's noted programme HARDtalk, Chaudhry also defended the freedom of expression and press under the current government and played down reports regarding an increase in violence against independent journalists in the country...

    "Responding to the claim, the information minister said "this may be a perception of some Indian-influenced think-tanks … it's not the perception here in Pakistan and it's not the perception...

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