Unprecedented Heat Waves and Rains in Sindh are worrying

Atmospheric abnormalities especially in the Sindh province of Pakistan are a cause of great concern. What’s happening in Jacobabad is a part of a greater chain of events that have been bewildering the climate community for years. It is safe to say that the Sindh province is at the forefront of the climate crisis. Taking…

Monsoon looks to make gains across Pakistan in September

Reminiscent of September of 2005, 2011 and 2019, Monsoon 2021 to make a gain before calling it a day! Soon-to-be baked Karachi should brace for hit-or-miss thunderstorms, monsoon withdrawal surely delayed due to vigorous but temporary activities in the Bay and the Arabian Sea. SST and –IOD still unfavorable but brief halt of westerlies in…

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…

Climate change and man-made disaster puts Karachi on the edge

‘Climate Change is not going to happen in the future, it is here!’ Piece from BBC’s ‘Climate change: Science failed to predict flood and heat intensity’ report sheds light on how computer models are continuously failing to predict severe weather events. Although, numerical tools unable to foresee extreme climatic incidents is not a new subject…