Prof. Dr. Athar Hussain, Head, Centre for Climate Research and Development (CCRD) while speaking to the Pakistan Television News on Cyclone Shaheen has elaborated reasons for occurrence of cyclones over different time period. Prof. Athar informed the audience that climate change is one of the main reasons of happenings of cyclone; also rise in temperature and the conducive environment make it more frequent for the occurrence of cyclones. Pakistan has low history of cyclone. Since it’s a low category cyclone it has now moved away from Karachi coast. In Pakistan we should get prepared to predict cyclones to minimize the possible damages and equip ourselves accordingly.
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