Monsoon winds steer a ship near Karachi’s Clifton Beach, reminds of 2003 incident

Ship taken off guard by stormy sea A cargo ship has ‘docked’ near Karachi’s famous beach in Clifton. The ship is currently stuck at the public beach after developing technical faults as it was not able to sail due to high waves and strong southern winds. The city usually experiences high ocean currents and strong…

Climate change and man-made disaster puts Karachi on the edge

‘Climate Change is not going to happen in the future, it is here!’ Piece from BBC’s ‘Climate change: Science failed to predict flood and heat intensity’ report sheds light on how computer models are continuously failing to predict severe weather events. Although, numerical tools unable to foresee extreme climatic incidents is not a new subject…

Pakistan Weather Update (July 17 – July 24)

Monsoon axis after shifting towards far south due to the presence of a strong Arabian sea weather system (it has dissipated) is expected to return to the northern parts. Second Monsoon Spell Watch for flash and urban flooding in the coming week | Significant rain cannot be ruled out! Two significant circulations can form in…

2021 Monsoon of Pakistan – All updates of the season

The Portal’s performance in the month during the monsoon season of 2021 Cyclone Tauktae (May) 1.      PWP had predicted that the cyclone will reach category-4 hurricane status – Correct 2.      PWP had predicted that it may further intensify – Wrong 3.      PWP had maintained since May 15 that sharp showers with gusty winds might hit…

Karachi may get to see its first ‘proper’ pre-monsoon activity of 2021

Weather has been quite active in much of Pakistan due to westerlies and localized circulations that is helping pre-monsoon activity. Once again, the developments in Arabian Sea cannot be ignored as it continues to push “heavy” moisture inland. In the coming week, a weak circulation will form over eastern Balochistan and adjoining Sindh due to…