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  • Two die from heatstroke in Karachi amid forecast of hotter weather

    KARACHI: Soaring temperatures claimed two lives in the city on Friday amid a forecast of a hotter weather in the next two days, with mercury levels expected to rise up to 40 degrees Celsius...

    Earlier, the Pakistan Meteoro­logical Department had issued a warning of rising temperatures in Karachi amid the already hot weather being experienced throughout Sindh...

  • Weather vane 'stolen' from Karachi's Frere Hall, Chief Secretary takes notice

    KARACHI: Chief Secretary Sindh Siddique Memon on Wednesday took notice of 'theft' of a rooster-shaped weather vane which used to sit atop Karachi landmark Frere Hall...

    Chief Secretary spokesman Naukhaiz Anwar Siddiqi said Memon has also ordered Karachi Commissioner and Karachi Municipal Corporation Administrator Shoaib Siddiqui to submit a report on the incident within two days...

  • Japan to provide Rs1.6bn for weather monitoring system in Karachi

    ISLAMABAD: The weather surveillance radars established in Karachi nearly 24 years ago will be replaced with a modern, digitalised system for which the Japanese government will provide a grant of Rs1...

    The Karachi radar system has played an important role in monitoring meteorological phenomenon in the southern area and tropical cyclones formed over the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal...

  • Rain turns Karachi weather pleasant

    KARACHI: The weather in the city turned pleasant after many areas received light rain on Sunday evening...

    Met Office’s Karachi director Abdul Rasheed said that the weather would turn chillier in the city due to rain, as the current spell would also continue on Monday...

  • KARACHI BIENNALE: THE STARTING POINT

    As the whirlwind of excitement caused by the inauguration of the Karachi Biennale wanes, the time for reflection arrives — a task turned exceedingly daunting by the sheer size and volume of the event...

    Art as witness to the cityThe dire need for a large scale public art event in Karachi was undeniable, and the event’s inception had become inevitable bearing the recent turbulent history of the city in mind...

  • Tipping point in Karachi

    EITHER we are approaching some sort of tipping point in the city, or the theatre is about to get a little more absurd...

    How long can they keep going like this? And how many more resignations will come before the next general elections?In any case, there is palpable fear in the business community in Karachi, particularly amongst manufacturers who fear that a time of great uncertainty is coming...

  • Imran Khan presents his 10-point agenda for Karachi

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Saturday presented his Karachi-specific 10-point agenda during a political rally in the port city...

    Two weeks after unveiling his 11-point national programme to turn the country into ‘Naya Pakistan’, the PTI chief explained how he would rid Karachi of its biggest problems if he comes into power in the upcoming general elections...

  • Overeating, weather led to increased gastro cases

    ISLAMABAD: Health experts blame rising gastro cases on humid weather and change in eating habits after the fasting month of Ramazan...

    Moreover, suffocation and humidity also one of the reasons for gastro as food is spoiled more quickly during this weather,” he said...

  • Country to suffer more bouts of inclement weather, says ministry

    ISLAMABAD: The ministry of climate change fears that the country is going to suffer in coming years more bouts of inclement weather patterns like the heatwave in Karachi that led to over a thousand deaths in a few days...

    ”Studies also reveal that temperatures in the northern parts of Pakistan will rise more than in southern areas, says a report prepared by the ministry on the changing weather patterns...

  • Met dept issues fresh severe weather warning

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) issued on Friday another severe weather warning, forecasting torrential rain across the country, especially in Chitral and Gilgit-Baltistan (upper parts), from Sunday to Thursday...

    “The severe weather system is likely to persist in Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral...

  • Likely to spare Sindh coast, Ashobaa turns city weather pleasant

    KARACHI: The tropical cyclone Ashobaa, currently located at around 700 kilometres south of the city, has turned north-west towards the Persian Gulf, missing the Sindh coast though affecting weather in Pakistan’s coastal areas including Karachi...

    Though still quite far from the coast, Ashobaa has started influencing the weather of Karachi that experienced a cloudy day, said a weatherman...

  • Weather conditions force PIA to cancel 6 flights

    KARACHI: Six flights of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) were cancelled on Saturday because of poor visibility caused by smog and other weather-related conditions in southern Punjab and upper Sindh region...

    Flights cancelled on Saturday included Karachi- Sukkur-Karachi (PK 390 and PK 391); Karachi-Rahim Yar Khan-Karachi (PK 536 and PK 537); Karachi-Bahawalpur and Lahore-Rahim Yar Khan...

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