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    Karachi Weather Forecast July 2012

  • 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...

  • IDA’s $135m to help improve weather forecast system

    ISLAMABAD: The Interna­­tional Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank will finance Pakistan’s hydro-meteorological and climate services project with a soft loan of $135 million to strengthen the government’s capacity to deliver reliable and timely weather, hydrological and climate information and services to user departments and communities...

    The present capability of the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) allows it...

  • Parts of Karachi receive moderate rain amid forecast of downpour in several cities for today

    KARACHI: The city remained under thick and dark clouds with early hours’ drizzling in different parts of the metropolis on Thursday, a day after the heavy rains wreaked havoc on the city’s ill-maintained electricity and sewerage systems...

    The Meteorological office warned that the current downpour system was “very likely to intensify in the next 24 hours”, producing moderate to heavy rains in Karachi and other parts of Sindh...

  • Canadian-American family, kidnapped in 2012 in Afghanistan, recovered by Pakistan Army

    ""They were captured by terrorists from Afghanistan in 2012 and kept as hostages there," the ISPR handout read...

    "Although the identities of the recovered hostages have not yet been revealed or confirmed by the army's media wing, they are believed to be Joshua Boyle and Caitlan Coleman, kidnapped in Afghanistan in 2012 while on a backpacking trip, and their three children — all of whom were born in captivity...

  • Bhoja Air, CAA officials booked over 2012 crash

    The complainant Abid Rehman, who is a Karachi native, told Dawn that the heirs of the victims of the Bhoja Air crash had submitted a petition before the Islamabad High Court (IHC) in 2012...

    “I submitted the complaint and flew back to Karachi,” he said, adding that he had now come to know that a case had been registered...

  • Over 200 children died of measles in 2012, Sindh PA told

    KARACHI: As many as 209 children died of measles in the province in 2012, according to one of the written replies tabled in the Sindh Assembly on Monday...

    Names of some of the other districts and the number of deaths are: Qambar (21 deaths); Dadu (19); Khairpur (16); Karachi (15); Jacobabad (13); and Ghotki (12)...

  • ‘CDA approved new US embassy building in 2012’

    The audit report also cited a letter from a security agency dated 2012, which pointed out that the rooftop of the eight-storey building could be utilized for installing surveillance devices to monitor government offices...

    He said the civic agency told him in writing that they gave approval to the US Embassy for a ground plus seven storeys building in 2012...

  • LinkedIn warns of data leak from 2012 hack

    WASHINGTON: The professional social network LinkedIn told members Wednesday that data from some 100 million users stolen in a 2012 hack had been leaked online, and recommended a change in passwords...

    LinkedIn had said in 2012 that some 6...

  • PPL reverts to 2012 oil policy

    ON November 5, Pakistan Petroleum Limited surprised the market by announcing that it had opted to convert to the Exploration and Production Policy 2012 for concessions operated by it as well as for those concessions where it is a joint venture partner with other operators...

    In a filing with the stock exchange, PPL explained that “the effect of the conversion would be that in the event of a new discovery in any new exploratory effort...

  • California shooter Farook plotted 2012 attack: US senator

    "He has admitted that in 2012 they had something in mind and they didn't do it because there had been some immediate arrests by the counter-terrorism people," Risch told CNN...

    The 24-year-old Marquez bought the guns legally in 2011 or 2012 and then gave or sold them to Farook, federal officials told The New York Times...

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