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…

Portal Interactive: Tropics that affected Karachi and Other coasts of Pakistan

 This article have been shared by Waseem Ahmed from Karachi, Pakistan TROPICS THAT AFFECTED KARACHI and OTHER COASTS OF PAKISTAN: Arabian Sea, about 20 years ago was known to be a ‘Silent’ or ‘Quiet’ sea and formation of storms/cyclone in this part of north Indian Ocean was very rare. However in recent past it has…

Monsoon 2012 – What will happen in Pakistan?

“This is the second article related to the monsoon season of 2012 and it will be followed by many more articles” The word “monsoon” is derived from Arabic, Hindi and Urdu words of mawsim (موسم) meaning weather, there is also some indications the word is derived from Dutch word of monsun. The Englishmen used to use this…

Tropical cyclone ‘Heidi’ slams Western Australia!

The fifth storm of the Australian cyclone season (2011 – 2012) has shown its strength to the western coast of the country as gale force winds with lashing rainfall battered the coast this morning. The Australian cyclone season begins from November 1 and lasts till April 30 with cyclones affecting either the western or eastern…