A video has been circulated showing visuals of a high rise tides claiming latest visuals of Karachi amid red alert of Biporjoy Cyclone.

Debunked Source:–sY


Fact Check:

Inorder to check the claim we analyzed keyframes and performed a reverse image search on various search engines.

Through the utilization of reverse imaging techniques it was determined that the shared video dates back to September, 2022 from Giulianova Maritime District, Italy as cost guards practicing rescuing a man at sea in 4-meter waves and winds up to 30 knots.



False Context/Misleading


Our research confirmed than old video of Italian Coast Guards practice drill was shared disguising it as Karachi, Pakistan.

ABCDE Framework-Based Analysis 

ActorGeneral Public
BehaviorVideo from Italy shared as from Karachi amid Biporjoy Cyclone Red Alert
DegreeThe targeted audience of the post was general public. The disinformation was spread on Twitter and YouTube mainly.
EffectThe video was shared to mislead general public about effects of Biporjoy Cyclone at Karachi coastline.