Pakistan

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‘It seems this heat will take our lives’: Pakistan city fearful after hitting 51C
Residents of Jacobabad say loss of trees and water facilities makes record-breaking temperatures unbearable

Rahmat Tunio in Jacobabad

25, May, 2022 @1:10 PM

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Sisters allegedly murdered by husbands in Pakistan ‘honour’ killing
Six men arrested after Pakistani-Spanish women tricked into travelling to Gujrat where they were shot

Haroon Janjua in Islamabad

24, May, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Deadly Indian heatwave made 30 times more likely by climate crisis
Soaring temperatures in subcontinent, which have caused widespread suffering, would be extraordinarily rare without global heating

Damian Carrington Environment editor

23, May, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Pakistan town blames deadly cholera outbreak on government neglect
Residents of Pir Koh say poor water provision and a dirty water tank led to 26 deaths, the majority among children under seven

Shah Meer Baloch

23, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Baloch women fear crackdown after Karachi suicide attack
Pakistan’s first female suicide bombing marks shift in nature of Baloch militancy

Shah Meer Baloch in Islamabad

19, May, 2022 @12:45 PM

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Climate crisis makes extreme Indian heatwaves 100 times more likely – study
Latest analysis adds to evidence that the impacts of global heating are already damaging many lives around the world

Damian Carrington Environment editor

18, May, 2022 @12:29 PM

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Global hit Pasoori opens doors for Pakistani pop
Song has more than 111m views on YouTube and has been heralded for transcending boundaries

Shah Meer Baloch in Islamabad

13, May, 2022 @1:13 PM

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From India’s highs to Thailand’s lows, Asia’s weather is hitting extremes
Analysis: As the heatwave in India and Pakistan starts to intensify again, Thailand and China are recording strangely cold May days

Matt Andrews (Metdesk)

07, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘It’s scary work, but I’m determined. We will make Pakistan polio-free’
As the virus returns, one frontline worker tells of her daily trials and triumphs in the fight to eradicate it for ever

Saima Hanif

04, May, 2022 @8:52 AM

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‘We are living in hell’: Pakistan and India suffer extreme spring heatwaves
April temperatures at unprecedented levels have led to critical water and electricity shortages

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Delhi and Shah Meer Baloch in Islamabad

02, May, 2022 @3:07 PM

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India and Pakistan heatwaves likely to become more severe, say scientists
Average maximum temperature for March across India was highest since records began 122 years ago

Matt Andrews (MetDesk)

29, Apr, 2022 @8:59 AM

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Spectre of polio returns to haunt Pakistan as baby boy is left paralysed
First case in a year sparks fears of new outbreak despite success of national programme to wipe out the disease

Haroon Janjua in Islamabad

25, Apr, 2022 @3:18 PM

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