A strange smell is engulfing Karachi and everyone's confused

Some had their own explanations


News Desk June 01, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

Citizens of Karachi on Wednesday reported a weird smell in the air. The metropolis was engulfed by a strange smell and many on social media were confused and wondered where the smell originated from.

Temperatures likely to soar in first half of Ramazan



https://twitter.com/arexei/status/869999432263008257





Many found humour in the situation:



https://twitter.com/Tayzaab/status/870000098620481536



And some had their own explanations:







But some people couldn't smell anything (strange!):

 





A Facebook page, named Weather Updates PK, claimed the smell was due to the easterly wind shift. The Somalian currents are very strong over the Arabian Sea and due to the presence of low-level circulation (LLC) off the coast of Karachi. As the wind reached towards the upper air levels, the city experience the weird smell. The Express Tribune could not independently verify the claims.

[fbpost link="https://www.facebook.com/weatherupdatespk/photos/a.159583470878240.1073741825.159575954212325/780594992110415/?type=3&theater"]

 

E-Publications

Most Read

COMMENTS (5)

Rana | 4 years ago | Reply @kamal: Useless rant...Union Carbide accident happened in Bhopal,Central India not in Surat.
anil sahu | 4 years ago | Reply @kamal ok the smell states similar situation in pak. all the problems like terrorism/poverty/even smells are due to neighbour not due to internal problem.
VIEW MORE COMMENTS
Replying to X

Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive.

For more information, please see our Comments FAQ