Met Office Warning

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm “VAYU”

No Disaster Management in sight

Karachi (News Alert Report)

The Karachi meteroglogical office has warned the people, government and those concerned authorities about the very severe cyclone in Arabian Sea and its heavy rain impact in the coastal areas of Karachi, Badin/Sajawal, Creeks and upper eastern Sindh like Mirpurkhas and Nawabshah areas.
The government of Sindh or the Federal authorities are found not worried as if they have made all disaster management precautions. Nothing is visible, our reporter says. In Karachi and Port Qasim fishermen have been asked not to move into Arabian Sea in two days next including today.

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (VSCS) “VAYU” in the East Arabian Sea has moved further north-northwestward during last 6 hours, now lay centered around Lat.20.4.N and Long.69.5E today at a distance of about 540 km Southeast of Karachi. The maximum sustained surface winds are 150-160 km/hour gusting to 175 km/hour around the system centre.

TC VAYU is likely to continue to move in northwesterly direction. Under the influence of this system, scattered Dust/Thunder-showers are expected in southeast Sindh (Thatta, Badin and Tharparkar districts) on Thursday-Friday. While isolated Dust-thundershowers may occur in rest of Sindh during the period.

The seabreeze is likely to remain cut-off on 13-15 June and heatwave conditions will prevail in coastal areas of Sindh including Karachi.

The fishermen of Sindh are advised not to venture in open sea during Wednesday evening to Friday evening, as the sea conditions are likely to be very rough/high.

Note: All concerned authorities of Sindh province are requested to remain alert and take precautionary measures during coming days regarding the impact of TC VAYU.

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