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…

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…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (June 1 – June 15)

Bear the Heatwave for some days Road to Monsoon starts! Pre-Monsoon activity in Pakistan? The extreme heatwave that started from May 15, it weakened during the last weekend of May due to western trough ’08’ that brought severe hailstorm to the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including Peshawar. Once again the heatwave is intensifying and it…

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…

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…

Cyclone Mahasen threatens Bangladesh, Myanmar and India – Special Coverage!

“This is a special tropical coverage that started from May 13 and will end on May 16”      The 2013 North Indian ocean cyclone season started off with the formation of a depression BOB 01 in the Bay of Bengal on May 10 that later intensified into the season’s first full blown cyclone. On…

Pakistan Weather Update & Monsoon Alert (May 8 – May 22)

Westerlies are coming back! Heat wave coming! Karachi to remain calm! It was feared that due to frequent invasion of westerlies, Pakistan may be abandoned of the important heating trend but we saw that as soon as May started temperature started to rise. It is worth-mentioning the ‘true’ heat waves of summer are missing at the…