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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...

  • ‘Pakistan Cup’ one-day tournament set to kick off in Faisalabad

    Pakistan Cup, a five-team one-day tournament based on the draft system, is set to kick off on April 19 in Faisalabad and will include teams from the country’s four provinces and a Federal Capital side, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced on Monday...

    The draft process was also adopted during the teams’ selection for the Pakistan Super League which was held earlier this year...

  • 'One manifesto, one symbol, one party': MQM, PSP announce plans for 2018 elections

    The leaders of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and the Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) set aside their bitter rivalry on Wednesday to announce that they were gearing up for the eventual consolidation of their political forces and that they would contest the 2018 general elections under "one name, one manifesto, one symbol and one party...

    ""The modalities of this alliance will be decided in the days to come," MQM Pakistan chief Dr Farooq...

  • 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

    After decades of double-digit expansion, authorities are attempting a tricky rebalancing — from an investment- and export-led economic model to one where domestic consumer demand drives slower but more sustainable growth...

  • World Bank trims East Asia growth forecast

    “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...

    The bank slashed its forecast for growth in the Philippines to 6...

  • 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...

    “There are five teams in each union council and each team has one man of the army and one representative each of the local and the district...

  • Five more spells of rain, snowfall forecast

    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 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Fata, north Punjab, Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir over the next 24 hours...

    It forecast more rain-thunderstorm, with snowfall over hills, at scattered places in upper KP (Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar and Mardan divisions),...

  • 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...

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