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…

Portal Interactive: 31 May and Karachi – 1985 and 1986

 This article have been shared by Waseem Ahmed from Karachi, Pakistan 31st May and KARACHI – A Look at the History In the past, Karachi had experienced a ‘Panic Situation’ on the same day in two consecutive years: On Saturday, 31st May 1986: A hot and humid day during the holy month of Ramzan, it…

Doomsday approaching this Friday? – Its a Myth!

‘Get ready for the hoax of your life!’ The world is going to end on December 21, 2012 This is something that you might have been hearing since the release of Hollywood epic-adventure movie ‘2012’ in 2009. The movie has deepened the hype of the world coming to an unhappy end in 2012, before the…

Double Tropical activity in North Indian Ocean – Special Coverage!

“This is a special tropical coverage that started from October 24 and ended on October 31!”  Double tropical activity has been observed in the North Indian Ocean’s Arabian sea and Bay of Bengal. On the average there are four to six tropical storms in this basin but this year there had only been one in…

Pakistan Weather Update (October 7 – October 21)

“The driest month starts!” October is the driest month of the country as no major precipitation occurs from the western disturbance nor post-monsoon systems excluding few exceptional years. It is the month in which skies of the country remain clear with hot and humid mornings while mostly cool (bearable) nights. Past weather records show that…