Met Office issues Second Alert for Cyclone in Eastern Arabian Sea

A second alert for a cyclone developed in the eastern Arabian sea has been issued by the Pakistan Meteorological department (Met). This alert has been issued as the depression in the southeastern region of the sea intensified.

The meteorological department said, “The depression has deepened and is directing towards the north to take the shape of a cyclone today [Tuesday].”

Further adding that after becoming a cyclone it will turn towards the coast of South Gujarat.

The department notified, “The deep depression is at a distance of about 1500 km south east of Karachi.”

None of Pakistan’s coastal areas are under threat from this system. Still the department has given directives to the fishermen to be on alert and do not venture in deep sea during this time period.

The Meteorological Department predicted rain and dust storms across Pakistan from 27th May i.e. Thursday till 2nd June i.e. Tuesday.

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The department said that there will be rainfall in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa (KP) and Azad Kashmir and showers are expected in a few places in Sindh and East Balochistan as per a press release.

The press release said, “With intermittent rainfall, thunderstorm and blowing winds, other parts of the country to witness the downpours include Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Jhelum, Chakwal, Attock, Mianwali, Sargodha, Bhakkar, Layyah, Khushab and Mandi Bahauddin.”

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