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…

Pakistan Weather Update, Monsoon Alert & Tropical Watch (September 8 till September 15)

2013 Monsoon in ending phases? ‘Withdrawing monsoon’ to give more rain to north! Tropical season beginning!  The Monsoon season of 2013 reached it’s peak in Pakistan in the month of August when it poured high intensity rains in the south and the central areas that were experiencing a dry rainy season though the north continued…

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…