2013 – Freak Weather Events in Pakistan!

The time passes really quickly, it only seems yesterday that the year 2013 had started and now we are at the last day of the year. Politically 2013 was the year of change in the country. The year did set some new weather records from south to north which you could see below. Going through…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (June 1 – June 15)

Bear the Heatwave for some days Road to Monsoon starts! Pre-Monsoon activity in Pakistan? The extreme heatwave that started from May 15, it weakened during the last weekend of May due to western trough ’08’ that brought severe hailstorm to the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including Peshawar. Once again the heatwave is intensifying and it…

Time for Arabian sea to have tropical activities!

‘Another Arabian system moving towards Oman?’ Cyclones are very rare in this part of the world but the Arabian Sea does have some potential in giving birth to the strongest tropical cyclones of the north Indian ocean. The finest example being Cyclone Gonu, which attained a peak intensity of 920 mbar with winds of 160…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (May 25 – May 31)

Extreme heatwave, west for the rescue! Rain in the North after long time! Karachi’s cloud returns On May 8, PWP predicted that a strong heatwave would affect Sindh from the coming week of May. On May 15, it gripped the entire country and gradually intensified on May 16/May 17. This heatwave will continue till the end of…

Pakistan bakes in Oven: Bricks for Monsoon 2013 placed!

“This is the third article related to the monsoon season of 2013 and it will be followed by many more articles” The sub-continent is experiencing its first major heatwave of the season that is crucial for building up a normal monsoon season. It is worth noting that this year the western sub-continent was a under the…

Cyclone Mahasen threatens Bangladesh, Myanmar and India – Special Coverage!

“This is a special tropical coverage that started from May 13 and will end on May 16”      The 2013 North Indian ocean cyclone season started off with the formation of a depression BOB 01 in the Bay of Bengal on May 10 that later intensified into the season’s first full blown cyclone. On…