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…

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…

A Cyclone is coming to Pakistan this year!

Beware of the Gushing Waters, Pakistan! Pakistan should gear up and take necessary precautions ! because if the history is to be trusted then south Pakistan should expect a cyclone (hurricane) to affect its coastal areas during the upcoming summer. An astonishing pattern is seen in the Arabian sea as cyclones are following a ‘schedule’ to affect…

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…