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…

History of Dust storms in Karachi – In Detail

A dust storm is a type of a windstorm that sweeps cloud of dust across an extensive area. Some meteorologists tend to differentiate between a dust storm and sandstorm. They argue that a dust storm consists of strong winds and pollutants blowing over an arid or drought-hit area. Whereas, a sandstorm mainly occurs in a…

Pakistan awaits its share of critical monsoon in 2021

In its year analysis, NOAA has declared the end of La-Nina. It means a neutral sea-surface and atmospheric conditions likely in the Pacific Ocean with only 12% chances of El-Nino (Reuters, 2021). Relatively normal monsoon season likely in the Indian sub-continent this year. However, given scarce or lack of study on Indian Ocean Dipole and…