The weather in Karachi is changing

IPCC report which discusses the extreme weather vulnerabilities across the world has rung bells for humanity to prepare for Earth’s ‘unprecedented’ climate change. Despite being one of the most severely affected countries due to this ‘irreversible’ trend, there has been a limited discussion on this particular research in Pakistan, if not any. Generally, there isn’t…

Incidence of temperatures above 50°C has dramatically increased in Pakistan

Since 1919, Pakistan’s 7 out of 11 maximum temperatures have all occurred in the 21st century! In a follow-up to the article published on April 29, 2022, Ever-increasing heat waves are a cause of concern in Pakistan, we have found that since meteorological records began in 1919, 25 cities in the country have reported temperatures…

Powerful Arabian Sea Cyclones in recent years

Not long ago, there was a time when environmentalists and climate activists used to argue that cyclones (or tropical storms as they are known across the world) are rather a rare phenomenon in the Arabian Sea. However, given the changing sea surface temperature in recent years, there has been an explosive rise of tropical activity…

Unexpected Monsoon may worsen the Thar drought!

ALERT: Fear of El Nino this monsoon as well- Last seen in 2009!  NOAA, Australian and Japanese Meteorological Agencies have issued El-Nino watch for the Pacific Ocean. Pak Government should gear up for any uncertain situation as deficient monsoon rain may worsen the persisting drought in Thar, leading to severe drought conditions extending upto south…

2013 – Freak Weather Events in Pakistan!

The time passes really quickly, it only seems yesterday that the year 2013 had started and now we are at the last day of the year. Politically 2013 was the year of change in the country. The year did set some new weather records from south to north which you could see below. Going through…