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…

Japan remembers the horrors of last year’s tsunami!

The quake literally shifted the earth’s axis Life changed for ever in Japan Japan witnessed its worst earthquake in 140 years ago on March 11 last year. The magnitude 9.0 earthquake triggered a deadly nuclear chaos at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, the quake almost shifted the axis of Earth as it hit the north-eastern…

2011 – Astonishing weather events in Pakistan!!

2011 was a very busy year for Pakistan whether it was politically or economically, the country made headlines in the international world almost every month but when we talk about climate then Pakistan saw some of its most weird weather phenomenons in history. So you thought that 2010 was the worst year for Pakistan interms…

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…

“We will not help Pakistan now!”

Has Pakistan lost it’s International support? At least 3 million people in the Sindh province are still in urgent need of help but nobody is there to listen to these people who are mostly farmers and villagers. First it was the government of Pakistan that did not listen to them but now it appears that…

Pakistan Weather Update (October 15 – October 28)

Stable, dry and calm weather is prevailing over much of Pakistan and that is after all October. But now some change is likely to come. Pakistan – Outlook *High pressure is seen over Rajasthan and Sindh extending into South Punjab, adjoining Balochistan and the northern Arabian sea. *Westerlies are dominating the country. *Drop in temperature…