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None of the Pakistan coastal area is under ‘direct threat’ from approaching Kyarr cyclone, says PMD

In an advisory issued today, the PMD warned fishermen against venturing deep into the sea and said that, under the storm’s influence, rain is expected in lower Sindh and the Makran Coast in the coming days.

On Monday, DawnNewsTV reported,” seawater breaching the coastline and moving into coastal settlements in Balochistan and Sindh. Karachi’s DHA Golf Club, located on the coast, has also experienced minor flooding as tides swell due to the storm’s influence.”

As per the press release of Pakistan Meteorological department Government of Pakistan, in connection with Super Cyclonic Storm ‘KYARR’ in the Central Arabian Sea, “The Super Cyclonic Storm over East Central Arabian Sea has moved further west-northwestward during last 12 hours and now lay centered at 0800 PST of 28th October, 2019 near Lat 18.3°N and Long 65.2°E with maximum sustained surface winds of 230-240 kmph gusting 265 kmph, at about 745 km southwest of Karachi and 1180 km east of Salalah (Oman).

The Super Storm Kyarr is likely to move further north westwards towards Oman coast during next few days. Currently, none of the Pakistan coastal area is under direct threat from this system.

However, under its influence scattered DS/TS-rain is expected in lower Sindh and along Makran Coast during Wednesday-Friday. Fishermen are advised not to venture in deep sea from today. “

Updated on 5:29 pm PKT | Mallahpost

Sources and Images courtesy: PMD, Government of Pakistan

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