Cyclones and sea levels are rising but slow!

“The Threat of Coastal Flooding very much alive “ Everyone must have heard that the climate change would have a huge impact on the lives of the people but the people never know when such conditions would erupt, we have heard a lot about increase in cyclones, gradual rise of sea waters and countless other…

Clouds in Karachi – Mackerel fish all over the city!

“Mackerel Fish swimming over Karachi sky!” With chilly winds at night and all-welcome sunlight during the morning, Karachiites feel the smell of winter. Though winter in this coastal city is not harsh neither severe but is enough to cause the people to wear warm clothes. In Karachi, it does not rain frequently during the winter…

Pakistan Weather Update (December 30 – January 7)

“2011 ends with below normal winter rainfall – 2012 to start with ?” With 2011 coming to an end, December in the country has been unusually dry with four winter systems but none of these having the potential to cause meaningful precipitation in the country. However season’s first snowfall occurred in many mountainous regions of…

What is climate change? – Pakistan in focus!

A part of PWPGreen What is climate change? Climate change is a global phenomenon rather than localized one, it is a significant change in the distribution of weather patterns across the world ranging from decades to million of years. Natural and human factors both affect global climate. Natural causes include interactions between the ocean and the atmosphere, changes…

Mysterious cyclone of December 1965: Karachi in the eye of the Storm

December 15, 1965 is the day when Karachi was in the eye of the storm. Cyclones in the month of December are rare in the north Indian ocean (Bay of Bengal and Arabian sea) but these storms are even more rare in the Arabian sea. Not much is known about this cyclone except that it killed…