- Most pace of 70-90km/hr recorded across the cyclone.
- Cyclone Tauktae 1,460km from Karachi.
- Sea circumstances anticipated to be tough or very tough; fishermen suggested to not enterprise into sea from Could 16-20, says Met Division.
The Meteorological Division on Saturday issued an alert in regards to the Cyclone Tauktae, saying that it’s going to trigger raindust/thunderstorms and gusty winds in Karachi.
The Melancholy over Southeast Arabian has intensified right into a Cyclonic Storm “TAUKTAE” and lay centered at a distance of about 1,460km south-southeast of Karachi,” read the Met Department’s alert.
The weather department said that the maximum speed of the winds sustained around the cyclone have been recorded at 70-90km/hr, adding that they are expected to reach 100kh/hr.
“The system is likely to intensify further into a Severe Cyclonic Storm (SCS) during next 12-18 hours,” learn the alert, including that it may possibly transfer within the north-northwest course and attain the Indian metropolis of Gujarat by the morning of Could 18.
In keeping with current environmental circumstances and beneath the affect of this method, widespread raindust/thunderstorm with few heavy to very heavy falls and gusty winds of 70-90 Kmph are more likely to happen in Thatta, Badin, Thar, Mirpurkhas, Umerkot & Sanghar districts from 17 Could to twenty Could 2021,” read the notification.
As per the weather department, Karachi, Hyderabad, Jamshoro, Shaheed Benazirabad, Sukkur, Larkana, Shikarpur, Jacobabad and Dadu are expected to receive raindust/thunderstorm with few heavy falls and gusty winds of 40-60 km/h from May 18-20.
“Sea circumstances might be tough to very tough and fishermen are suggested to not enterprise within the sea throughout 16-20 Could 2021,” read the alert.
Pakistan’s coastal areas ‘not under any threat’ from cyclone: PMD
None of Pakistan’s coastal areas are under any threat from a developing tropical cyclone, the Met Department had said in a statement on Friday.
“Yesterday’s low-pressure space over Southeast Arabian Sea has quickly intensified right into a melancholy (intense low-pressure space) and lay centered round latitude,” the statement had said.
“PMD’s Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi is intently monitoring the system and can hold updating accordingly,” the Met Division had stated.