Powerful Arabian Sea Cyclones in recent years

Not long ago, there was a time when environmentalists and climate right 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…

Road map for ‘Monsoonistan’ laid: Rains move into Pakistan!

“This is the sixth article related to the monsoon season of 2013 and the last one of the year” ‘Monsoon remains strong despite threats?’ Pakistan is lashed by rains mainly from July to September from the South-west monsoon. The monsoon reaches Pakistan towards the beginning of July and establishes itself by the middle of the month.…

Look back at Past: Pre-Monsoon rains are just around the corner?

“This is the fourth article related to the monsoon season of 2013 and it will be followed by many more articles” Before Monsoon: Extreme heatwave – Not ended! High temperatures does not necessarily leads to Pre-monsoon, a common misconception. It is worth-mentioning that the extreme heatwave that gripped Pakistan and western & central India in…

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…