Cyclone Warning: Met Office asks fishermen not to venture in open sea
KARACHI (92 News) – Met Office has asked fishermen to avoid fishing in sea as deep depression over east-central Arabian Sea has intensified further into a cyclone.
According to a press release issued by the Met Office, the cyclone now lies centred around Lat 18.0N and Long 67.5E about 750km south of Karachi. This cyclone is likely to move north-northwestward in next 24 hours.
The sea conditions along Sindh-Makran coast are likely to remain rough occasionally high associated with stormy winds from Monday afternoon to Friday.
Fishermen of Sindh and Balochistan are advised not to venture in open sea from Monday afternoon to Thursday and Tuesday to Friday respectively.
Under the influence of this system, rain/thundershowers are expected in Karachi, Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, Tharparkar, Thatta, Badin and Sujawal districts of lower Sindh in 24-48 hours and after 36 hours in south Balochistan.
All stakeholders and authorities concerned are advised to keep themselves abreast about weather advisories of PMD in next few days to cope with the situation.