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  • Punjab: Under the weather

    It’s a slow start for political parties in Punjab: local body elections in the province are scheduled on September 20, but the hot summers and the prolonged delimitation process and are already dampening all impetus for the grass-root electoral bout...

    Most are awaiting the final list of constituencies that will be issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on July 28, after objections to the demarcations it has carried out...

  • 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...

  • Bad weather delays fourth day of Pakistan-Sri Lanka Test

    Overnight rain and poor light continued to mar the first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, stopping the start of play on the fourth day on Saturday...

    The Test is the first in Pakistan since a militant attack on the Sri Lankan team bus killed eight people in March 2009, leading to the suspension of international cricket in the country as foreign teams refused to visit over security fears...

  • Pakistan face Slovenia today amid inclement weather

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan take on Slovenia in the Davis Cup Asia Oceania playoff starting here at the Pakistan Sports Complex on Friday amid inclement weather conditions in the federal capital...

    Meanwhile, the referee said while the weather in the federal capital was unpredictable the tie was most likely to happen on March 6-7...

  • PM Imran hopeful Pakistan's 'hot and dry' weather will mitigate virus threat

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday expressed the hope that Pakistan's "hot and dry" weather will help to mitigate the coronavirus outbreak, urging citizens to exercise social distancing and self-discipline...

    There is a difference of opinion, but some doctors say that the type of heat Pakistan experiences, that makes the virus lose its effectiveness [to spread]...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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