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…

Mild Earthquake near Karachi again!!!

On January 14, at about 11:45 pm PKT, moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.7 occurred in the Arabian sea just 319 kilometres away from the coast of Karachi. The location cordinate was 23.67, 64.21. While the focal depth was about 10 km. The earthquake was not strong enough to generate tsunami in the region. It is worth…

Climate change behind Sindh floods!

A part of PWPGreen Sindh province is located in the sub-tropical region of the world where summers are extremely hot while winters are mild. Located at 24.87°N 67.05°E, the province experiences south-west monsoon from July till August. Climatically, Sindh is divided into three climatic zones into Siro, Wichola and Lar. Siro mainly consists of upper parts of the province…

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…

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…