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…

What is climate change? – Pakistan in focus!

A part of PWPGreen What is climate change? Climate change is a global phenomenon rather than localized one, it is a significant change in the distribution of weather patterns across the world ranging from decades to million of years. Natural and human factors both affect global climate. Natural causes include interactions between the ocean and the atmosphere, changes…

Cold winds changed Gwadar!

With the arrival of winter in the Balochistan province of Pakistan, a new capital has taken shape and that is the port city of Gwadar. The summer capital of the province is Quetta but like the change of the direction of winds during the winter season , it seems that capital winds have shifted from…

Pakistan Weather Update and Tropical Alert (October 29 – November 11)

Cool winds in northern Pakistan! Western disturbance 05 and 06! Disturbed weather in the Arabian sea! Background After three days, the month of November will start across the world. November is known in Pakistan for being an unsettled month interms of weather as temperature across the northern parts of the country start to drop further…