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…

Portal Interactive: Mud Volcanoes of Balochistan!

 This article is written by Farjad Akmal for PWP from Karachi city, Sindh, Pakistan DO YOU KNOW ………….. Pakistan’s Balochistan province is gifted with a diverse landscape. Among many geological wonders here, one big attraction is the presence of 18 mud volcanoes. Infact world’s largest and highest known mud volcano is located in Balochistan. The altitude…

Portal Interactive: Earthquake – its causes and predictions!

 This article is shared by Farjad Akmal for PWP from Karachi city, Sindh, Pakistan Large earthquakes along the Makran Subduction Zone (MSZ) have generated destructive tsunamis in the past (Berninghausen, 1966). Although the historic record is incomplete, it is believed that tsunamis from this region had significant impact on several countries bordering the Northern Arabian Sea and the Indian…

Portal Interactive: Earthquake in southwestern region of Pakistan

 This article is shared by Farjad Akmal for PWP from Karachi city, Sindh, Pakistan A disastrous earthquake again stuck southwestern Pakistan on 19/01/2011 at 1.23am. This is second large magnitude earthquake hiting Pakistan after 2005 devastating earthquake(7.6Mw). The earthquake occurred at 45 km (30 miles) W of Dalbandin, Pakistan at depth of 84km which is kind of…

Second Outlook: Balochistan in trouble again!

“Another bad start to the year in Balochistan!” It was another moment of worry in the most neglected province of Balochistan and that issue did not get any media attention who otherwise keep updating the Pakistani nation 24 hours. What happened? on January 15, a woman and four children who were on their way to Nalay…