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…

Pakistan awaits its share of critical monsoon in 2021

In its year analysis, NOAA has declared the end of La-Nina. It means a neutral sea-surface and atmospheric conditions likely in the Pacific Ocean with only 12% chances of El-Nino (Reuters, 2021). Relatively normal monsoon season likely in the Indian sub-continent this year. However, given scarce or lack of study on Indian Ocean Dipole and…

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…

Road map for ‘Monsoonistan’ laid: Rains move into Pakistan!

“This is the sixth article related to the monsoon season of 2013 and the last one of the year” ‘Monsoon remains strong despite threats?’ Pakistan is lashed by rains mainly from July to September from the South-west monsoon. The monsoon reaches Pakistan towards the beginning of July and establishes itself by the middle of the month.…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (June 11 – June 25) – Update from June 16!

Very Active June in Pak and India Heavy pre-monsoon expected! Rains in Sindh, Punjab, Khyber, Kashmir  Go below for new updates issued on June 16 June is mostly considered a hot month for Pakistan but in the end pre-monsoon activity can start in some parts of the country however this year the pre-monsoon activity started…