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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...

  • Heavy rainfall forecast for northern Pakistan

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Sunday predicted heavy rains in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, northeast Punjab and Azad Jammu and Kashmir during the coming week...

    Heavy rains forecast within the next 24 hours in Malakand, Makran, Kalat, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir are to be accompanied by powerful gusts of wind, DawnNews quoted the PMD...

  • China lowers GDP growth forecast

    China is a main driver of the world economy, its biggest trader in goods and a key market for commodities, so its troubles can have worldwide repercussions...

    Growth was expected to remain at “around 7pc” — the government’s 2015 target — he said, adding: “The situation may sustain for four to five years...

  • World Bank trims East Asia growth forecast

    In its latest forecasts for the region, the bank said China’s economy should expand by 7...

    “Despite slightly slower growth in East Asia, the region will still account for one-third of global growth, twice the combined contribution of all other developing regions,” Axel van Trotsenburg, World Bank East Asia and Pacific regional vice president, said in a statement...

  • 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...

    Also read: Afridi visits quake survivors in Peshawar, donates Rs5mReferring to his visit to Malakand division and Bajaur Agency, the NDMA chief said...

  • OECD chops world growth forecast

    PARIS: The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development on Wednesday sharply lowered its global growth forecasts for 2015 and 2016, dragged down partly by a “transitory” shortfall in US performance and by businesses and governments skimping on investment...

    The growth forecast for next year has been revised downward half a percentage point, from 4...

  • 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...

  • With 44 killed, more rain forecast in Peshawar

    While extending his condolences on the loss of life and property due to the torrential rains, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif approved a package of Rs500,000 for the family of each deceased person and Rs50,000 for each person injured...

    Two army battalions have been deployed in the affected areas for rescue and relief work...

  • 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...

  • GE shares plunge as it cuts profit forecast

    General Electric shares plummeted on Friday after it reported lower earnings and slashed its profit forecast, raising the stakes for next month's turnaround presentation by its new chief executive officer...

    Flannery has vowed a comprehensive plan at a November 13 investor day for rousing growth at the 125-year-old company...

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