Environmental degradation in Pakistan

Upon witnessing prosperity in the West, many countries like Pakistan adopted a policy of industrialization, regarding it as essential for a country’s rapid increasing population which as of 2016 is estimated at 193.2 million. This development however has not been environmentally sustainable with natural resources being depleted at an alarming rate. Atmospheric contamination, deterioration in…

Pakistan Weather Update, Monsoon Alert & Tropical Watch (September 8 till September 15)

2013 Monsoon in ending phases? ‘Withdrawing monsoon’ to give more rain to north! Tropical season beginning!  The Monsoon season of 2013 reached it’s peak in Pakistan in the month of August when it poured high intensity rains in the south and the central areas that were experiencing a dry rainy season though the north continued…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (August 10 – August 17)

Intense rains coming for North! Weak Spell possible in south Punjab and Sindh How long the monsoon will stay? Pakistan has now entered it’s second last month of monsoon and in some years August proves to be the last month for monsoon in the country. The northern areas are getting close for their eighth monsoon…

Explosive rain with hail lands in Karachi!

It was an usual day for Karachi with bright sun but during the night, suddenly the sky covered with clouds that exploded with thunder and lightning. After some time, rain poured with enormous drops that mildly flooded the roads due to lashing downpours. Hail along with rain came as a surprise, this year it has hailed a…

Portal Interactive: Lowest Temperature Record in Karachi

 This article have been shared by Waseem Ahmed from Karachi, Pakistan Karachi Minimum Temperatures: Despite Karachi is known for the conventional ‘mild’ climate as a coastal city, in early 90s it was used to see that night (minimum) temperature falling below 5°C here however in recent years, except 2007-08 winter season, the city temperature haven’t…

Portal Interactive: Intense Lightning in Karachi’s History (since 1991)

This article have been shared by Waseem Ahmed from Karachi, Pakistan Despite having rather ‘dry climate’ Karachi had some memorable days of Massive or Intense Lightning & Thunder during last 20-22 years, some of those dates given below: 1) 16th July, 1994 2) 2nd May, 1997 * 3) 21st – 22nd October (midnight), 1997 4)…