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Met Office capable to accurately calculate quake intensity

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has 20 stations besides 15 centres of neighbouring countries to accurately calculate the intensity of earthquakes. "The United States Geological Survey has only seven stations in this area, while Meteorological Office gets reports from 35 station, including its own and neighbouring countries centres, and calculate average on their readings," said Met Office Director General Dr. Ghulam Rasool. He informed…Read More

Met Office capable to accurately calculate quake intensity

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has 20 stations besides 15 centres of neighbouring countries to accurately calculate the intensity of earthquakes. "The United States Geological Survey has only seven stations in this area, while Meteorological Office gets reports from 35 station, including its own and neighbouring countries centres, and calculate average on their readings," said Met Office Director General Dr. Ghulam Rasool. He informed that…Read More

PTCL restores communication services in Quake-hit areas

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article image STAFF REPORT PEW: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has restored the communication services in tremor hit zones of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The services were halted due to contingency constraint for few days. An earthquake with an epicenter in the Hindu Kush struck significant parts of Pakistan furthermore influenced specialized base and correspondence joins. PTCL reacted proactively to this national disaster and its committed groups on the ground through their round the…Read More