A video has been circulated showing visuals of high tides at Karachi Seaview amid red alert for Biporjoy Cyclone.

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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 is from Sultanate of Oman and dates back to  October, 2020 uploaded by multiple users in the past.



False Context/Misleading


Our research confirmed that video of sandstorm from Egypt was shared disguising it as Karachi, Pakistan.

ABCDE Framework-Based Analysis 

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