Monsoon 2011 and Cyclones – Sub-continent’s coastal threat?

This is the third special monsoon article and it is a sequel of “Monsoon threaten by Indian Ocean Dipole” Who looks after these storm? The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) is the official Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre in the Sub-continent. IMD’s responsiblity is to issue cyclone warning to the South Asian states. The Arabian sea is abbreviated ARB and the Bay of Bengal…

History of cyclones in the Arabian sea

The Arabian sea is locted in the north of the third largest ocean in the world that is the Indian Ocean, the Indian Ocean is the warmest ocean in the world. The countries that touches arabian sea includes India, Yemen, Oman, Iran, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Somalia. Cyclones are very rare in this part…

Detailed history of Cyclones in Pakistan

Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650 mi) coastline along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman in the extreme south western part of the country. Though cyclones are rare in the Arabian sea, cyclones that form in this sea mostly move towards Indian state of Gujarat rather than Pakistan. Cyclones form in which month? Cyclones in…

“Where is my house”, he said

In a village of Shah Bandar in Thatta district, a child named Malook used to live with his father and mother near the coast. His father Sachal was a fisherman by profession and his mother, Allah Rakhi used to make fish net and  grind spices from which she used to make papur (bread-like food). Sachal was a desperate man, he used…