The Arabian Peninsula is undergoing significant climate change. Seasons change and the intensity of rainfall, registered a record rainfall, the number of sandstorms, said Monday a prominent Emirati meteorologist Ibrahim al-Jarvan.
Categorically that climate change in the Arabian Peninsula, will be possible only on the basis of not less than 25 years of observations, but now, according to the database, obtained in recent years, we can say that the region "has become the arena of climate change. The new data do not coincide with the values that were recorded during the three decades before Read more [...]
September 24, 2013 in the South-West Pakistan about 16:30 local time, an earthquake occurred. The magnitude aftershocks amounted to 7.8, and the epicenter was in Balochistan is the least populated province of the country. While tremors were felt in Karachi and in the Indian cities of Hyderabad and Delhi.
As a result of natural disaster has killed several hundred people. Many homes were destroyed - for example, in the County of Awaran hit 90 percent of all buildings. But the earthquake was one unexpected consequence: in the Arabian sea near the Pakistani city of Gwadar out of the water rose island. Read more [...]
November 5, 2013. Epic with the formation of mud and volcanogenic Islands after the eruption of underwater volcanoes around the Arabian Peninsula continues. At this time, the island appeared within the island chain Zubair in the Red sea in late October, its presence was later confirmed by satellite images from NASA.
An underwater volcano has entered the active phase of the eruption on 28 September, a little to the South-West region of the eruption relating to 2012-2011, after which it you Zubair also added the island. A slice of sushi that erupted in late October, is part of the shield volcano Read more [...]
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on April 11. Two humpback whale carcasses were found on the Oman coast of the Arabian sea, and is the first such case in the last twenty years, according to the head of the nature protection society of Oman (ESO) said al said (Sayyida Tania Saeed Al), words which leads website gulfnews.com.
«The death of two humpback whales found on the shores of the Arabian sea, has caused us great anxiety, because two of the whale — 2% of the population in this region, which only has one hundred individuals», — she said.
Reports of dead whales came from local fishermen. Read more [...]
One of the strangest ocean currents - swirling clockwise great vortex that occurs each summer off the coast of Somalia and the sea surface temperature changes, affecting the monsoon, carrying life-giving water to Asia.
A hundred years the sailors know that the Great vortex occurs simultaneously with the monsoon season in early June and disappears in September - about a month after the winds subside. Recall monsoons are among the most powerful air currents in the world (48 km / h).
A new study suggests that the Great whirlwind still closely associated with the monsoon than thought, but across Read more [...]
Mid-January marked a big dust storm that swept the South-West Asia, spread to the Arabian Sea, and therefore unnoticed even from space. Strong wind, typical for this time, lifted into the atmosphere tons of dusty sand slurry, which overshadowed the sky and the air quality has deteriorated.
The cause of the dust storm was the separation of the Asian anticyclone into two nuclei. Remained the main center of Mongolia, with a slight shift to the southeast, and the second, only slightly less powerful arose over Iran.
Weather map for 06:00 GMT January 16, 2013 © Gismeteo
It was he who created Read more [...]
It seems that the thick morning fogs of concern to the UAE authorities. This natural phenomenon is associated with a decrease in air temperature and humid climate, resulting in serious traffic accidents and long delays of flights to major airports Emirates - Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah.
Solving the problem of foggy Scientists instructed the Scientific and Technological Institute Masdar (Abu Dhabi) and the National Research Foundation UAE. Scientists have found that the most obscure phenomena occur at the Emirates in the winter (December-January). This is because the air flows from the Gulf Read more [...]
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In the Arabian Peninsula, substantial climate change. Seasons change and the intensity of rainfall, registered a record rainfall, the number of sandstorms, said Monday a prominent Emirati meteorologist Ibrahim al-Jarvan.Categorically that climate change in the Arabian Peninsula, will be possible only on the basis of not less than 25 years of observations, but now, according to the database, obtained in recent years, we can say that the region "has become an arena of climate change. The new data do not coincide with the values that were recorded during the three decades before 2000, "said Read more [...]
The graeco-roman 18th-century 1000 palaces of Rajasthan get all the aura, but a newer remarkable choice is Goa's historical Fortify Tiracol, on the Arabian Sea, where Santa Fe styling meets Southward Indian hospitality. Assault the headlands where the Tiracol River meets the sea, the 16th-century one-time Portuguese fortify was stylishly revamped in 2002 by Hari Ajwani, a Bombay-bred inheritance hotelman, and his wife, German hairstylist Claudia Derian. Reinforced about a pocket-size court, the dimension has septenary impractical suite with countryfied solicit and wrought-iron furnishings, spell Read more [...]
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April 11. Two humpback whales carcasses were found on the Omani coast of the Arabian Sea, and is the first such case in the last twenty years, according to the head of Nature Conservation Society of Oman (ESO) Said Al Said (Sayyida Tania Al Saeed), as quoted by the website gulfnews.com.
"The death of two humpback whales found on the shores of the Arabian Sea, has caused us great concern, because the two whales - is 2% of the population in this region, which is just over a hundred individuals," - she said.
Reports of dead whales came from the local fishermen. A dead whale was spotted Read more [...]
The Arabian Peninsula was once integral to the African continent, but as a result of huge movements of land and he has broken away from Africa. In the crack flooded waters of the Indian Ocean, and this gap was the Red Sea.
The whole peninsula is a vast desert, like the Sahara, the fragmentation of rock formations. Thus, in the Arabian Peninsula are: in the south - a huge sandy desert of Rub al-Khali, in the central and northern parts of Nefud largest desert, the Sinai desert, the Syrian desert Al-Hasa on the Persian Gulf, and several minor deserts.
Sands of the Rub al-Khali occupy an Read more [...]