These days, Selvendran Joseph, a 52-year-old fisherman from Poonthura village in Tiruvanthapuram, is fixated on weather warnings. He keeps track of even mild fluctuations and ponders deeply the consequences of inferences that could go wrong, even about storm systems he believes can deceive science’s predictive mechanisms. As a fisherman, it is only natural to keep a close eye on the weather. But it has been 14 months since Selvendran went to sea, and in the the 38 years he lived as a fish