Christmas formation: Tropical storm forming in the Arabian sea – Special Coverage

“This is a special tropical coverage that started from December 22 and ended on December 24!” During the 2012 North Indian Ocean cyclone season, a total of four tropical depressions formed, one in the Arabian sea while three in the Bay of Bengal. All these storms intensified into a deep depression while only two further…

Pakistan Weather Update (October 27 – November 10)

 Western Disturbance to bring cool winds! Tropical activity in Arabian sea and Bay Lahore cools up – Karachi remains dry! The driest month for the country is about to end as Pakistan starts to move into its winter season. A typical Winter season last from November till February however there had been some exceptional years…

Double Tropical activity in North Indian Ocean – Special Coverage!

“This is a special tropical coverage that started from October 24 and ended on October 31!”  Double tropical activity has been observed in the North Indian Ocean’s Arabian sea and Bay of Bengal. On the average there are four to six tropical storms in this basin but this year there had only been one in…

Bay of Bengal warming up for a showdown?

‘100% chance of depression in the Bay!’ The Bay of Bengal for the first time ever in this year is getting all warmed up for an event that could be a cause of worry for the residents of eastern India, and maybe for Bangladesh. A tropical cyclone could form in the central Bay of Bengal during the…

October storminess: Cyclone Onil came with full force!

Cyclone Onil moving towards Thatta district on October 2 October should be dry, hot and humid in the southern parts of the country but the year 2004 again proved that it is not necessary, some Octobers are the exception. But in 2004, the dry, hot and humid days turn into wet, cool and stuffy. These conditions emerged due to a…

Cyclones and sea levels are rising but slow!

“The Threat of Coastal Flooding very much alive “ Everyone must have heard that the climate change would have a huge impact on the lives of the people but the people never know when such conditions would erupt, we have heard a lot about increase in cyclones, gradual rise of sea waters and countless other…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (July 9 – July 16)

Sindh’s wait is over or not? Another rain spell in northern areas! Western winds – A good neighbour? Pakistan Weather Portal (PWP) had successfully predicted the onset of monsoon (1st spell) over the northern areas during the late first week of July. PWP on June 25 forecasted these rains and on July 3 gave their arrival time…