Climate change behind Sindh floods!

A part of PWPGreen Sindh province is located in the sub-tropical region of the world where summers are extremely hot while winters are mild. Located at 24.87°N 67.05°E, the province experiences south-west monsoon from July till August. Climatically, Sindh is divided into three climatic zones into Siro, Wichola and Lar. Siro mainly consists of upper parts of the province…

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…

Back to Back Tropical Storms in the Arabian sea – Special Coverage!

“This is a special tropical coverage that started from November 27 and ended on December 2!” According to the Joint Typhoon Warning Centre (JTWC), there had been a total of five tropical storms in the North Indian ocean this year with four in the Arabian sea while one in the Bay of Bengal, a rare…

Pakistan Weather Update & Tropical Alert (November 25 – December 9)

Karachi’s night temperature falls Fog engulfs Lahore and Multan! Storm brewing in the Arabian sea?  November is coming to an end with little to no precipitation in the country, however foggy conditions like last year has also developed due to lack of rainfall. Temperatures have considerably dropped in almost all parts of the country and…

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…

Pakistan Weather Update and Tropical Alert (October 29 – November 11)

Cool winds in northern Pakistan! Western disturbance 05 and 06! Disturbed weather in the Arabian sea! Background After three days, the month of November will start across the world. November is known in Pakistan for being an unsettled month interms of weather as temperature across the northern parts of the country start to drop further…

Is Arabian sea getting ready to give birth to “Tropical storm 2A”?

Arabian sea (Sindhu Sagar) a sea located in the North Indian ocean, lies around many countries that include India, Pakistan, Iran, Oman, Yemen, and Somalia. There are many names given to the Arabian sea like Arabikkadal, Sindhusagaraha, Baḥr al ‘Arab, Arabi Samudra and Darya-ye ‘Arab. Arabian sea is usually less active than its arch-enemy the Bay of Bengal, however during the last…