Cyclone Gulab/Shaheen – A look at September and October cyclones in Pakistan

Monsoon to end with a 𝘎𝘶𝘭𝘢𝘣𝘪 touch? The presence of Cyclone ‘Gulab’, meaning Rose in Urdu, has puzzled many International and local weather forecasters. No computer model or simulation was able to foresee this storm. What makes this cyclone abnormal is that it has formed during the monsoon season. Due to high wind shear and…

Powerful Arabian Sea Cyclones in recent years

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

2011 – Astonishing weather events in Pakistan!!

2011 was a very busy year for Pakistan whether it was politically or economically, the country made headlines in the international world almost every month but when we talk about climate then Pakistan saw some of its most weird weather phenomenons in history. So you thought that 2010 was the worst year for Pakistan interms…

Back to Back Tropical Storms in the Arabian sea – Special Coverage!

“This is a special tropical coverage that started from November 27 and ended on December 2!” According to the Joint Typhoon Warning Centre (JTWC), there had been a total of five tropical storms in the North Indian ocean this year with four in the Arabian sea while one in the Bay of Bengal, a rare…

Pakistan Weather Update & Tropical Alert (November 25 – December 9)

Karachi’s night temperature falls Fog engulfs Lahore and Multan! Storm brewing in the Arabian sea?  November is coming to an end with little to no precipitation in the country, however foggy conditions like last year has also developed due to lack of rainfall. Temperatures have considerably dropped in almost all parts of the country and…