Heavy monsoon rains could hit Karachi again

Karachi is experiencing one of its wettest monsoon seasons. The fragile infrastructure of the city is recovering from the previous rains that sub-merged much of the metropolis in the month of July. The rains are battering the city with almost a 7 to 10 day gap. The unofficial stats of the last three major rains…

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 under floodwater again – Guinness World Record?

‘Not a Natural disaster but a man-made disaster!’ Pakistan should be on the book of Guinness World Record because thanks to our government and authorities we are under floodwater for fourth consecutive year, this year flood situation is similar to the pattern of 2010 floods that started after the record-breaking rains in the north and flood…

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…