Pakistan Meteorological Department in Pakistan Directory
Pakistan Meteorological Departments official web site contains information about weather forecasts, flood, Agromet and Geophysics. INTRODUCTION: The Pakistan Meteorological Department is both a scientific and a service department, and functions under the Ministry of Defence. It is responsible for providing meteorological service throughout Pakistan to wide variety of interest and for numerous public activities and projects which require weather information. In its services to aviation the departments responsibility goes to some extent beyond national boundaries in fulfillment of accepted international agreements and obligations which include, among other things, the collection and rebroadcast of meteorological data. Apart from meteorology, the department is also concerned with Agrometeorology, Hydrology, Astronomy and Astrophysics (including solar physics), Seismology, Geomagnetism, Atmospheric Electricity and studies of the Ionosphere and Cosmic Rays. Pakistan Meteorological Department shoulders the responsibility to investigate the factors responsible for global warming, climate change its impact assessment and adaptation stretegies in various sectors of human activities. Our Mission, To provide meteorological expertise and professional services in support of national economic development , and for the safety and benefit of the community; to provide information on meteorological and geophysical matters with the objective of traffic safety in air , on land and sea , mitigation of disasters due to weather and geophysical phenomena, agriculture development based on climatic potential of the country, prediction and modification of weather forecast. In parallel to the national interest , and consistent with its assigned role fromWorld Meteorological Organisation (WMO), Pakistan Meteorological Service aims to deliver quality forecast, warning and advisory services to the North Arabian Sea and territories falling within the area of responsibility.