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…

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…