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PMD warns of another heavy rain spell in Karachi

The Meteorological Department in Karachi has predicted heavy rain with strong winds this evening. Regarding the weather situation, the Department of PMD said that the Monsoon system is moving towards the east and northeast of Karachi, there is a possibility

Weather update: More rain expected in Karachi today

KARACHI: Meteorological department has predicted heavy rain with thunder in the Sindh capital today. According to the Meteorological Department, the rain will continue in the city till August 14, while 150 mm of rain is expected in a spell of

Weather update: Heavy rains expected in Karachi from today

KARACHI: The meteorological department has predicted heavy rains in Karachi from August 11 to 14 under the influence of the fourth monsoon spell. Weather analyst Jawad Memon said that the low-pressure system penetrating parts of the country has intensified into

Traffic plan issued for Karachi during Muharram

 Processions of Muharram ul Haram are being organized across the country in memory of the martyrdom of Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) grandson, Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and his companions. The traffic police have announced alternative routes for the procession of the

Weather update: Rain expected again in Karachi from today

KARACHI: The meteorological department has predicted rain again in Karachi from today. The Meteorological Department said that there will be rain with thunder from today till August 9. This will be the fourth spell of monsoon rains. There is also a

More heavy rain expected again in Karachi today

KARACHI: The ongoing rains across Sindh, including Karachi, have created an emergency situation in the province as the rain is continuing pouring. According to the details, the Meteorological Department predicted that there is a possibility of more rain in Karachi

Green bus service suspended in Karachi due to heavy rain

KARACHI: Rain continues intermittently in different areas of the Sindh capital, due to which green bus service has been suspended. The federal government has also announced a holiday today due to the same reason. According to details, the roads turned

Karachi to receive heavy rains from tomorrow, says Met Office

Karachi is expected to receive heavy rainfall with wind and thunderstorms tomorrow (July 24), according to the latest weather advisory issued by the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD). Earlier today, several areas of the city such as Jinnah Terminal, Quaidabad, and

Karachi receives light rain and drizzle

Clouds have settled in different cities of the country, the weather has become pleasant in Karachi this morning due to drizzle, and light, and heavy rain, but due to standing water on the roads, the citizens are facing difficulties in

No more forecast for thunderstorms in Karachi, says PMD

KARACHI: The Pakistan Metrological Department (PMD)  announced on Saturday evening that there is no more forecast for thunderstorms in Karachi. Chief meteorologist Dr. Sardar Sarfaraz said that light rain is expected in the city today, adding that the Met Office

No shortage of diesel in Karachi, PSO clarifies

KARACHI: Pakistan State Oil (PSO) on Monday ruled out a shortage of diesel in Karachi and adjoining areas, saying that there is no shortage of diesel in the metropolis. PSO spokesperson in a press statement said diesel is available at

K-Electric recommends significant hike in power tariff

KARACHI: The K-Electric on Wednesday suggested an increase in electricity tariff by Rs5.27 per unit from National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA). The recommendation for an increase in power tariff was made under fuel adjustment charges for the month of March. The latest

Sindh to introduce education policy for transgenders

KARACHI: In order to facilitate the transgender community to achieve education, the Sindh education department has decided to introduce the first-ever ‘transgender education policy’ in the province. The announcement came after Education Minister Syed Sardar Ali Shah held a three-hour-long

NEPRA approves Rs1.29 per unit hike in power tariff for Karachi

KARACHI: The National Electronic Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Monday approved Rs.1.29 hike in per unit power tariff for consumers of K-Electric for one month under fuel price adjustment. NEPRA has completed a hearing on K Electric’s request for an

PTI announces sit-in in Karachi against no-trust move

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Saturday has announced to observe a sit-in in Karachi ahead of voting on the no-confidence motion on Sunday. PTI Karachi President Bilal Ghaffar has announced to observe sit-in at Chaar Minar Chowrangi, Bahadurabad, Karachi. He

Police recover huge cache of weapons from Karachi’s hospital

KARACHI: A huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered from a hospital located in Karachi’s Shah Faisal area, police said on Friday. According to SSP Korangi Faisal Bashir, the police have seized a large number of weapons including anti-aircraft

Extremely hot weather to hit Karachi from Friday

KARACHI: The weather in Karachi is likely to get hotter from this Friday, MET  said on Wednesday. The Pakistan Meteorological Department today warned of a very hot and dry weather spell in Karachi and adjoining areas from Friday, March 25

PML-N Karachi workers’ convoy for long march to leave for Islamabad today

KARACHI: The convoy of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) workers will depart for Islamabad today from Karachi to join the long march, announced by the joint opposition against the incumbent government. The convoy will depart from PML-N- House Karsaz whereas,

Karachi Zoo left without any zebra as the only one died

 Karachi: The only Zebra of Karachi Zoo died after spending ten years alone in his enclosure, the zoo administration announced on Sunday. According to details, the lone zebra of Karachi zoo is no more, he spent ten years in solitude

Fire erupted in huts, claims lives of five siblings

KARACHI: At least five siblings were burnt to death when a fire swept through huts situated in Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal neighborhood. Fire brigade sources said that the blaze completely destroyed five huts. Reacting to information, two fire tender and rescue teams

Holi festival: Sindh govt announces holiday for Hindu employees

KARACHI: The Sindh government has announced a holiday for all of its Hindu employees on March 18 and 19, on the occasion of the Holi festival. The chief secretary announced the holiday for the community in a notification issued on

SHC seeks Sindh govt reply over implementation of SC verdict on LG system

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday ordered the provincial government to submit its reply over the implementation of the Supreme Court’s verdict on local government powers by March 31. The high court today heard a petition filed by

JI to protest outside 50 police stations against lawlessness

KARACHI: Jamaat-e-Islami has announced to hold protest demonstrations outside 50 police stations of Karachi on Sunday, against the worst law and order situation, particularly the rising streets crime in the metropolises.    Addressing a press conference on Wednesday, Jamaat-e-Islami Karachi

Karachi’s traders announce sit-in outside CM House against street crime

KARACHI: To record their protest over rising street crimes and deteriorating law and order situation in the city, All Karachi Tajir Ittehad (AKTI) on Wednesday announced to stage a sit-in outside Chief Minister House next week. Chairman AKTI Atiq Mir

Draft law for e-tagging habitual offenders sent for vetting: Murtaza Wahab

KARACHI: Administrator Karachi and Adviser to the Sindh Chief Minister Murtaza Wahab on Wednesday asserted that the draft law for legislation on e-tagging of 7,500 habitual criminals had been prepared and sent for vetting. He announced the development during a

Speeding water tanker claims life of KU female student

KARACHI: A speeding water tanker crushed to death a female student of Karachi University near Expo Centre in Karachi on Wednesday morning.   According to rescue sources, the body of the deceased was shifted to a local hospital, added that

Milk price in Karachi can touch Rs.200 per litre, DCFA warns

KARACHI: President Dairy and Cattle Farmers Association Shakur Umer Gujjar on Wednesday warned that milk price in Karachi could touch Rs.200 per litre, as the government has put a ban on the import of essential items.  Talking in a TV

Milk price  increases by Rs.10 per litre in Karachi 

KARACHI: Karachi Dairy and Cattle Farmers Association increased the price of milk by Rs.10 while the administration is playing the role of a silent spectator.  The milk is being sold at Rs150 per litre in Karachi against the government rate

Northeasterly wind to prevail in Karachi today: Met Office

KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department has predicted windy weather in the city on Sunday, saying that the northeasterly winds blowing in the city will remain the same today.   Dry weather with a misty morning is likely to prevail over the

PMD forecasts light rain in Karachi tomorrow

KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department has forecast light rain and drizzle in the Sindh capital tomorrow and forecast cold weather. Drizzle and light rain are forecast in different parts of Karachi. According to the Meteorological Department, the current temperature in Pirkoshahr