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…

October storminess: Cyclone Onil came with full force!

Cyclone Onil moving towards Thatta district on October 2 October should be dry, hot and humid in the southern parts of the country but the year 2004 again proved that it is not necessary, some Octobers are the exception. But in 2004, the dry, hot and humid days turn into wet, cool and stuffy. These conditions emerged due to a…