The migratory behaviour of the Red-Wattled Lapwing has a relationship with the monsoon season

Their call is the sound of the rainy season A time when the cloud envelops the sky and rain pours down, a delightful moment indeed for most. But before the downpour, there is a call in the heavens, a sound that echoes the coming of the wet season, a sound that is reminiscent of good…

Cyclone Gulab/Shaheen – A look at September and October cyclones in Pakistan

Monsoon to end with a 𝘎𝘶𝘭𝘢𝘣𝘪 touch? The presence of Cyclone ‘Gulab’, meaning Rose in Urdu, has puzzled many International and local weather forecasters. No computer model or simulation was able to foresee this storm. What makes this cyclone abnormal is that it has formed during the monsoon season. Due to high wind shear and…

Monsoon looks to make gains across Pakistan in September

Reminiscent of September of 2005, 2011 and 2019, Monsoon 2021 to make a gain before calling it a day! Soon-to-be baked Karachi should brace for hit-or-miss thunderstorms, monsoon withdrawal surely delayed due to vigorous but temporary activities in the Bay and the Arabian Sea. SST and –IOD still unfavorable but brief halt of westerlies in…