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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...

  • 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...

  • Search for missing climbers on K2 suspended due to harsh weather, will resume tomorrow

    The search for Muhammad Ali Sadpara, Jon Snorri and Juan Pablo Mohr who went missing on K2 has been suspended for today (Tuesday) — due to strong winds and snowfall — and will resume tomorrow, with the army deploying a C-130 for the mission...

    com, Alpine Club of Pakistan secretary Karrar Haidri said bad weather made it impossible for the Army Aviation helicopters to take off today...

  • Despite the weather, Islamabad Carnival draws crowds

    ISLAMABAD: Despite Sunday’s high temperatures, 11-year-old Habibullah seemed more than willing to tolerate the heat as he took in the rides and activities at the Islamabad Carnival 2016, at the Arts and Craft Village in Shakarparian...

    Samiullah, his father, agreed that the event was interesting, but didn’t seem convinced it was worth the hot weather, saying it was too hot to stay for long...

  • Extreme weather drives late-night shopping in Rawalpindi, Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Extreme weather in Rawalpindi and Islamabad has changed the shopping pattern this Ramazan, and even the corporate brands are keeping their outlets open late at night ignoring the official timings...

    ”The Rawalpindi-Islamabad region has faced a different weather pattern this year, not only due to high temperature but also because the humidity increased the heat index...

  • China lowers GDP growth forecast

    BEIJING: China on Monday lowered last year’s growth figure, already the weakest in a quarter-century, days after worries about slowing expansion in the world’s second-largest economy caused global stock market havoc...

    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
  • Relief work goes on as more rain, snow forecast

    ISLAMABAD: With the rescue efforts virtually over, authorities are planning to continue relief operations amid forecasts of more rains and snowfall from Sunday and a severe winter in the areas hit by a major earthquake earlier this week...

    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...

  • 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...

    Afterwards, three spells of rain and snow are expected in KP, north Punjab, Islamabad, Fata, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir and two spells over...

  • 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...

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