Cyclone Ashooba leaves Karachi alone, turns toward Oman

10 Jun, 2015 1:10 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The threat posed to Pakistan’s biggest city was averted early Wednesday morning when the cyclone Ashooba turned towards Oman.

As per Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the tropical cyclone moved towards Oman, however, sea conditions are still likely to remain rough along coastal areas of Sindh and Balochistan during next 12 hours. “Ashobaa is likely to intensify further during next 12 hrs and keep moving west-northwestward towards Oman coast,” PDM said.

It said the sea conditions are likely to remain rough along Sindh coast and very rough along Makran coast (Pasni, Gwadar and Jiwani) accompanied with strong winds and maximum surge of 12-15 ft.

Authorities have advised fishermen of Sindh and Balochistan not to venture in open sea till Thursday evening.


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