Portal Interactive: History of 31-May 1985 and 1986 in Karachi

 This article is shared by Waseem Ahmed for PWP from Karachi city, Sindh, Pakistan 31st May and KARACHI – A Look at the History In the past, Karachi had experienced a ‘Panic Situation’ on the same day in two consecutive years: On Friday, 31st May 1985, a Tropical Cyclone in the Arabian Sea diverted towards…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon and cyclone alert (June 4 – June 10)

This is a “live cyclone coverage” that started from May 24 and will end on June 13. From June 13, normal articles of Pakistan Weather Portal (PWP) will resume. Hot and dry weather in Pakistan Karachi sizzles at 40°C  UAC gaining strength Background *Continental air prevails all over the country and is likely to prevail…

Detailed history of Cyclones in Pakistan

Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650 mi) coastline along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman in the extreme south western part of the country. Though cyclones are rare in the Arabian sea, cyclones that form in this sea mostly move towards Indian state of Gujarat rather than Pakistan. Cyclones form in which month? Cyclones in…

Cyclone goes gaga over Sindh

My earlier post of “Where is my house”, he said was a story about a family that was effected by a cyclone called “2A” that brought death and destruction to lower and coastal Sindh. Cyclone 2A was a rare storm that formed in May 1999 in the Arabian sea. Last cyclone of this intensity occurred a…

“Where is my house”, he said

In a village of Shah Bandar in Thatta district, a child named Malook used to live with his father and mother near the coast. His father Sachal was a fisherman by profession and his mother, Allah Rakhi used to make fish net and  grind spices from which she used to make papur (bread-like food). Sachal was a desperate man, he used…