Post Monsoon Development: Tropical activity likely in Sindh? – Updated

Post Monsoon system no longer under watch for depression The Sindh province usually does experiences a post monsoon spell in some years during the month of September due to the formation of a weather system (upper air cyclonic circulation) in the Arabian sea or a weather system (low pressure) over western India. According to weather…

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.…

Monsoon facing the biggest challenge from its own Ocean!

“This is the fifth article related to the monsoon season of 2013 and it will be followed by many more articles” ‘Indian Ocean is giving threats to the Monsoon!’ El Niño/La Niña–Southern Oscillation of Pacific Ocean is not the only thing that is an obstacle in the way of monsoon season but there is a…

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…

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…

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…