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…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (April 24 – May 6)

It was a very busy week for the skies of Pakistan since April 9, the country has been witnessing some daily formation of thunderstorms that is keeping the weather pleasant and cool though it may feel good but in real it is having a drastic effect. Since April 9 till April 24, two western disturbance…

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…