- The maximum speed of 70-90 km / h is recorded around the cyclone.
- Cyclone Tauktae 1460 km from Karachi.
- Sea conditions are expected to be harsh or very harsh; The fishermen were advised not to go to sea from May 16 to May 20, according to the Meteorological Department.
The Meteorological Department on Saturday issued a cyclone warning for Tauktai, saying it will cause rain dust / thunderstorms and gusty winds in Karachi.
The depression over southeastern Arabia escalated into the cyclonic storm TAUKTAE, which was about 1,460 km southeast of Karachi, ”the weather department said in a warning.
The weather department said that the maximum wind speed around the cyclone was recorded at 70-90 km / h, adding that the wind speed is expected to reach 100 km / h.
“The system is likely to intensify and turn into a severe cyclonic storm (SCS) over the next 12-18 hours,” the warning says, adding that it could move north-northwest and reach the Indian city of Gujarat by morning May 18.
Under current environmental conditions and under the influence of this system, Tatt, Badin, Thar, Mirpurkhas, Umerkot and Sanghar areas are likely to experience widespread rain / thunderstorms with few heavy to very heavy falls and gusty 70-90 winds. km / h. From May 17 to May 20, 2021, “the notice says.
According to the weather department, rain / thunderstorm is expected from May 18 to 20 in Karachi, Hyderabad, Jamshoro, Shahid Benazirabad, Sukkur, Larkana, Shikarpur, Jacobabad and Dadu, with few heavy falls and gusty winds at a speed of 40-60 km / h. …
“Sea conditions will range from harsh to very harsh and fishermen are not advised to go to sea during May 16-20, 2021,” the warning says.
Pakistan’s coastal regions are ‘not threatened’ by cyclone: PMD
None of Pakistan’s coastal regions are under any threat from an evolving tropical cyclone, the Meteorological Department said in a statement Friday.
“Yesterday’s low pressure zone over the southeastern Arabian Sea quickly turned into a depression (zone of intense low pressure) and is located around latitude,” the statement said.
“The PMD Tropical Cyclone Warning Center in Karachi is monitoring the system closely and will update it accordingly,” the Meteorological Department said.