Update 7/20/2007: Weather ALERT for K2, NP, GBI/II and Broad
High Winds approaching, Be Careful on Sat/Sun/Mon.
The current window is likely to CLOSE on Saturday. High
Winds expected to approach northern parts of Pakistan, and all main Peaks will
remain in the grip of high winds during next 5 to 6 days. Climbers are advised
to remain careful on Sat/Sun/Mon. HANIF.
Update 7/15/2007: Weather for K2, NP, GBI/II and Broad
Peaks, Four Days Window starting from Tuesday
Weather is expected to improve from Monday is only 50%
clearance likely, take care at evening. A window will start from Tuesday which
may last for four days, Wed/Thu/Fri are very much better and first half of
Saturday is also clear. This coming window may close again on Saturday
Weather Alert for All Peaks:
Be Careful due to frequent Strong Winds, Snowfall and Poor Visibility during
Next 3 Days (Fri/Sat/Sun).
Update 7/11/2007: Weather Alert for K2, NP, GBI/II and Broad
Be Careful on Friday/Saturday: The
prevailing window is likely to CLOSE from Thursday evening, climbers are
advised to remain CAREFUL on Friday/Saturday especially during
afternoons/evenings, then weather is expected to improve from Sunday, giving a
4 or 5 days Window. HANIF.
Update 7/6/2007: Weather ALERT for K2/N.P/GBI/GBII/BPks: All
Climbers are advised: Be Careful on Saturday and Sunday. HANIF
Update 7/5/2007: Weather Alert for
K2, NP, GBI/II and Broad Peaks: Be Careful on
No significant stormy weather is
expected in next 2 days (Thu/Fri) except few local build-ups at times. But high
stormy winds likely to grip on Saturday making weather very bad due to snow/poor
visibility, same on Sunday. Be careful on Saturday/Sunday, then weather expected
to improve from Monday giving a 3 or 4 days window.
Average Temps at 20,000 ft = -17 to
Average Temps at 25,000 ft = -21 to
(Note: Temp Variation b/w max/min is
Average Wind Speed at 20,000-25,000
ft on Thu/Fri = 40/50 Knots, Direction = NW/W.
Average Wind Speed at 20,000-25,000
ft on Sat/Sun = 50/70 Knots, Direction = W/SW.
Weather for K2, NP, GBI/II and
ON & OFF light snow continue,
Be Careful on weekend.
This ON & OFF light snow at
times, with same winds, will continue during next few days, but no heavy
stormy weather is expected during the period. Wednesday and Friday are
comparatively better, Thursday is not good.
Winds are expected to
increase from weekend, causing heavy snow/poor visibility. Be careful from
Saturday, the coming hard/bad weather may last for 4 to 5 days. Hanif.
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