Mr. Shahid Abbas is the current Director of Regional Meteorological Centre, Karachi. He has taken the charge of Director, Regional Meteorological Centre, Karachi in July, 2016. He did his M.Sc. in Physics from Government College, Lahore Universty with Roll of Honour. He joined Pakistan Meteorological Department in 1989, at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore. He got various professional trainings at national and international levels in the field of Meteorology, Flood Forecasting, Satellite Meteorology, Disaster Risk Management and Early Warning.

He has represented Pakistan Meteorological Department in various national and international conferences and seminars. He has vast experience in the field of Aviation Meteorology, Weather Forecasting and Flood Forecasting.

He has worked as Weather Forecaster and then Senior Meteorologist at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore. He has also worked as Deputy Director, Regional Drought Monitoring Centre, Lahore Senior Member of Flood Forecasting Team at FFD, Lahore, Deputy Director, Administration & Technical, Regional Meteorological Centre, Lahore.