PMD

 

Mandate / Aims for Climate Change and Disaster Resilience

1. Works under Ministry of Defense
2. Weather forecast and monitoring, seismology, geomagnetism, maintaining record of historical data pertain to climate

Location of activity

National

Current Projects contributing to Climate Change

Doing extensive work on Flood Forecasting, Drought Forecasting, maintaining the meteorological data. They are currently implementing a UNESCO assisted project related to;
1. flood forecasting and early warning system in collaboration with PCRWR, SUPARCO and FFC, funded by Government of Japan. As per information PMD is not conducting any Climate Change impact study on Indus river system. PMD is currently implementing a UNESCO sponsored project under which they are establishing new high-altitude meteorological laboratories in the upper Indus catchment for the further strengthening of observation network to cope with climate change induced phenomena.

Contact Person

Dr. Ghulam Rasul
rasul@pmd.gov.pk
(+92-51) 9250360
pmd@pmd.gov.pk