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…

Powerful Arabian Sea Cyclones in recent years

Not long ago, there was a time when environmentalists and climate activists used to argue that cyclones (or tropical storms as they are known across the world) are rather a rare phenomenon in the Arabian Sea. However, given the changing sea surface temperature in recent years, there has been an explosive rise of tropical activity…

Time has come – Go and control the Weather!

“Does Karachi has weather philia?” Karachiites know how to make their city the topper of different fields; they have already topped the list of violence, pollution and overpopulation, Karachi is proud have to crown of all fields. Despite knowing the fact that rain is problem creator in the metropolis as it causes a major power outages…

What is climate change? – Pakistan in focus!

A part of PWPGreen What is climate change? Climate change is a global phenomenon rather than localized one, it is a significant change in the distribution of weather patterns across the world ranging from decades to million of years. Natural and human factors both affect global climate. Natural causes include interactions between the ocean and the atmosphere, changes…

Cyclone Keila roars in the Arabian sea – Special Coverage!

The special tropical coverage from Pakistan Weather Portal (PWP) is over now! Cyclone Keila -First cyclone of 2011 ! Post monsoon activity in Coastal Sindh! Heavy showers with strong winds! Cyclone Keila has formed in the west central Arabian sea as of November 2, Keila is the first tropical system to reach cyclonic status on…