'Kyarr' in 730 km southwestward of Karachi, no threat to any coastal area: PMD.


KARACHI -- The Super Cyclonic Storm "Kyarr" in Arabian Sea has been tracked at about 730 km Southwestward of Karachi during last 12 hours with maximum sustained surface winds of 230-240 kmph, 665 km of Gwadar and 1012 km northeastward of Salalah (Oman).

"Kyarr" is likely to move further northwestwards till Wednesday and then it will turn southwestward, said a Cyclone Advisory of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Tuesday.

There was no direct threat to any coastal area of Pakistan; however, due to exceptionally strong winds around the system's centre and roughness in sea, low-lying islands may suffer by water intrusion due to...

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