Tag: Temperature

Cold wave across country likely to intensify this week

PAR Jan 25, 2017 0

The severe cold wave in most parts of the country is expected to intensify over the next few days. Vast swathes of Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gi...

FPCCI seeks incentives for horticulture exporters

PAR Jan 17, 2017 0

Chairman, Regional Standing Committee on Horticulture Exports, of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI), Ahmad Jawad has...

Stakeholders Meeting held under the Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Climate Change for Comparison of Agriculture and Climate Models for Pakistan

PAR Jan 13, 2017 0

A meeting of stakeholders for AgMIP Project of Pakistan was held at Meteorological Headquarter, Islamabad which was attended by the large number of co...

Tarbela dam: power generation reaches its lowest point

PAR Jan 12, 2017 0

Eleven power generation units of Tarbela dam has been shut down due to low water level in the lake and power production capacity has reached at its lo...

Minister sets aside SAB recommendations on sugar export quantity

PAR Jan 4, 2017 0

Commerce Minister, Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan is said to have set aside the recommendations of Sugar Advisory Board (SAB) on sugar export quantity...

Current weather system to have positive impact on crops

PAR Jan 4, 2017 0

The recent dry spell followed by rains forecast from Tuesday (yesterday) onwards will have some positive impact on all major Rabi crops, including whe...

Weather to remain cold, dry in major parts of country

PAR Dec 27, 2016 0

Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country on Tuesday. Foggy conditions are likely to prevail over plain areas of Punjab...

Early drought warning helps farmers prepare for dry season

PAR Dec 3, 2016 0

Like his farming neighbours, Bilal Khan plants wheat in late October or early November each year, and harvests and sells his winter crop a few months...

80 percent of total wheat sowing target achieved, according to PAD

PAR Dec 2, 2016 0

Though the Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD) claims that nearly 80 percent of the total wheat sowing target of 16.8 million acres of land has been a...

Pakistan expands glacier monitoring in effort to cut disaster risk

PAR Aug 23, 2016 0

Pakistan will invest $8.5 million to expand a network of glacier monitoring stations tracking the pace of glacial melt in the Hindu Kush, Karakoram an...

Weather pattern: Heavy rain breaks heat spell in south Punjab 15th June 2015

PAR Jun 16, 2015 0

The dry spell in south Punjab was broken on Sunday as heavy rains hit most parts of the region. Showers were reported from Multan, Dera Ghazi Khan,...