There's A Strange Smell In Karachi Since Yesterday, Here’s What The Met Office Says It May Be

By Sajeer Shaikh | 1 Jun, 2017

A strange smell has been wafting through Karachi’s air since yesterday. It has left many Karachiites confused. Everyone wants to know about the cause behind this pungent smell that has spread throughout the city.

Social media platforms have been abuzz with questions regarding the smell

And no one knows what the source is

Everyone’s pretty confused

And apparently, it has to be pretty serious

People think that the smell is similar to that of a dead animal

However, some people don’t know about the smell altogether

Theories have been proposed

Statements have been made unabashedly

Potential reasons have been put forward for the strange smell in Karachi were

Some questionable reasons have been put forward, too

Basically, there have been a lot of theories

Like, A LOT

Via: Facebook

 

Eventually, this particular theory started doing the rounds

 

Here’s what the Met Office thinks the smell may come from:

To try to gain some insight into the matter, MangoBaaz reached out to the Met Office and asked them about the smell in Karachi. After numerous calls to various departments, and after actually being told by one of the departments that “Karachi main smell toh kachre ki wajah se aati hai,” a representative stated (rather reluctantly) that there have been no abnormal weather or wind patterns as far as Karachi is concerned.

Now that we can potentially rule out the weather, the question still remains: yeh smell aakhir hai kya? What do you think is the reason behind this awful smell? Let us know of any theories you have in the comments below.

 


Cover image via: Beauty of Pakistan / YouTube

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