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  • Light rain turns weather chilly in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: Strong winds coupled with light rain and thunder lashed Hyderabad and its adjoining areas late on Monday evening, inundating low-lying areas and increasing cold in the wake albeit briefly...

    Weather turned chilly after the downpour...

  • Protest in Hyderabad over 20-hour power outages

    HYDERABAD: Residents of scores of localities took to the streets in protest against 20-hour power breakdowns and loadshedding following acute shortage of water for the fourth consecutive day on Monday...

    Carrying sticks and stones, they shouted slogans against Hesco and Minister of State for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali...

  • Protest over ‘inflated’ power bills in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: Thandi Sarak remained blocked and all other thoroughfares leading to it clogged with vehicles for hours as several hundred people took to the streets and assembled at Shahbaz Building on Monday against “inflated bills” sent to them by the Hyderabad Electric Supply Company...

    The outraged power consumers were mainly residents of Latifabad and wanted to register their strong protest with the Hesco superintending engineer, who...

  • Shops, vehicles attacked as power riots hit Hyderabad areas

    HYDERABAD: Riots hit several localities of Paretabad late on Monday evening following street protests over power outages continuing in the city for many days...

    The protesters had intermittently been taking to the streets in many areas of Hyderabad every day since the advent of Ramazan against excessive loadshedding and frequent outages which, according to them, had reduced the supply duration to merely a few hours a day...

  • Traders observe shutdown against persisting power outages in Hyderabad

    HYDERABAD: Tired of unannounced loadshedding, outages and breakdowns, consumers have accused officials of power utilities of being corrupt to the core and grossly inept in redressing their grievances...

    In Hyderabad, shopkeepers of wholesale pharmaceutical market staged a token strike by pulling down shutters of their shops for a couple of hours in protest against weeklong power breakdown in the market...

  • Residents suffer as prolonged power cuts continue in Karachi, Hyderabad

    KARACHI: The fragile transmission and distribution system of the K-Electric and Hyderabad Electric Supply Company remained affected on Tuesday as electricity played hide-and-seek till late in the night causing hardship and mental agony for millions of people, who already had to spend a sleepless night on Monday due to prolonged power failures following a brief spell of rain...

    While the call centres of the KE failed to give any...

  • 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...

    Weather had affected some other flights which got delayed on Saturday while some more were expected to be delayed...

  • Nasa launches next-generation weather satellite

    LOS ANGELES: Nasa on Saturday launched a next-generation satellite into space designed to monitor weather around the world and help improve forecasts...

    The satellite, called the Joint Polar Satellite Sys­tem-1 (JPSS-1), is a joint venture between the US space agency and the Nat­ional Oceanic and Atmos­pheric Administration (NOAA), which provides weather reports and forecasts...

  • Wild weather lashes Australian state; three killed

    SYDNEY: Three people died as the Australian state of New South Wales was lashed by a “once-in-a-decade” storm on Tuesday with homes washed away, thousands hit by power cuts and sand drifts sweeping inland off Sydney’s iconic Bondi beach...

    The destructive winds blanketed parks, pavements and roads with sand from beaches including Bondi, while trees were uprooted, crashing onto cars, and power lines blown down...

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