Advisories (12)

# 12
Issue Date: 31 October, 2019 09:39 PM

Cyclonic Storm 'KYARR' in Westcentral Arabian Sea

Cyclonic Storm has tracked more southwest-wards during last 12 hours and lay centered at 2000 PST of 31 Oct 2019 near Lat17.1°N and Long 59.5°E with maximum sustained surface winds of 65-80 kmph. It is now at about 1160 km southwest of Karachi, 955 km south of Gwadar and 345 km southeast of Masirah-Island (Oman). Kyarr is likely to weaken further and dissipate as a depression over waters during next 24 hours.

This is the last advisory of this system.

IR Satellite imagery of TCs at 2020 PST, 31 October 2019
Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi

# 11
Issue Date: 31 October, 2019 01:22 PM

Severe Cyclonic Storm KYARR in Central Arabian Sea

The Severe Cyclonic Storm has weakened into a Cyclonic Storm and tracked more southwest-wards during last 12 hours and lay centered at 0800 PST of 31 Oct 2019 near Lat18.0°N and Long 60.3°E with maximum sustained surface winds of 70-90 kmph. It is now at about 1030 km southwest of Karachi, 826 km south of Gwadar and 310 km southeast of Masirah Island (Oman). Kyarr is likely to weaken further into a depression and move to Gulf of Aden during next 24 hours.

Fishermen are advised not to venture in open sea till today's evening.

IR Satellite imagery at 1000 PST, 31 October 2019
Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi

# 10
Issue Date: 30 October, 2019 11:12 PM

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm 'KYARR' in Central Arabian Sea

The very Severe Cyclonic Storm has tracked more southwest wards during last 12 hours and lay centered at 2000 PST of 30 Oct 2019 near Lat18.7°N and Long 61.1°E with maximum sustained surface winds of 120-140 kmph. It is now at about 910 km southwest of Karachi, 722 km south of Gwadar and 317 km southeast of Masirah Island (Oman). Kyarr is likely to weaken further into a Severe Cyclonic Storm (SCS) and move to Gulf of Aden during next 24 hours.

There is no direct threat to Pakistan coast; however light/moderate rain-TS is expected at a few places along Makran Coast during next two days.

Fishermen are advised not to venture in open sea till 31 October.

IR Satellite imagery at 2000 PST, 30 October 2019
Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi

# 9
Issue Date: 30 October, 2019 01:09 PM

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm 'KYARR' in Centeral Arabian Sea

Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm (ESCS) over westcentral Arabian Sea has weaken into a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm and tracked in west/northwest direction during last 12 hours and lay centered at 0800 PST of 30 Oct 2019 near Lat19.6°N and Long 62.0°E with maximum sustained surface winds of 160-180 kmph. It is now at about 790 km southwest of Karachi, 645 km south of Gwadar and 365 km southeast of Masirah Island (Oman). Kyarr is likely to divert southwestward, weaken gradually and track towards Gulf of Aden.

There is no direct threat to Pakistan coast; however, due to exceptionally strong winds around the system's centre and roughness in sea, there is a risk of water inflow in low-lying islands at the time of high tides, (11:31am 2.97m and 00:30 am 3.1m). Light/moderate rain-TS is expected at a few places in lower Sindh and along Makran Coast during Thursday-Friday.

Fishermen are advised not to venture in open sea till 31 Oct.

Tropical Cyclone Warning Center of PMD is regularly monitoring the intensity and track of this Tropical Cyclone.The concerned authorities are requested to keep them abreast of the system updates through PMD website.

Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi

# 8
Issue Date: 29 October, 2019 09:15 PM

Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm 'KYARR' in Central Arabian Sea

The Super Cyclonic Storm over central Arabian Sea has tracked further northwestward during last 12 hours and now lay centered at 2000 PST near Lat 19.5°N and Long 62.9°E with maximum sustained surface winds of 180-200 kmph, at about 720 km southwest of Karachi, 625 km of Gwadar and about 970 km northeast of Salalah (Oman). TC-Kyarr is likely to move further westwards till tomorrow and then turn southwestward and weaken to very severe cyclonic storm during next 18 hours.

There is 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 high tides. Also, scattered DS/TS-rain is expected in lower Sindh and along Makran Coast during Wednesday-Friday. Fishermen are advised not to venture in open sea till 31 Oct.

Tropical Cyclone Warning Center of PMD is regularly monitoring the intensity and track of this Tropical Cyclone. The concerned authorities are requested to keep them abreast of the system updates through PMD website.

IR Satellite imagery at 2000 PST, 29 October 2019
Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi

# 7
Issue Date: 29 October, 2019 11:00 AM

Super Cyclonic Storm 'KYARR' in Central Arabian Sea

The Super Cyclonic Storm over central Arabian Sea has tracked northwestward during last 12 hours and now lay centered at 0800 PST near Lat 19.2°N and Long 63.4°E with maximum sustained surface winds of 230-240 kmph gusting 250kmph, at about 730 km southwest of Karachi, 665 km of Gwadar and 1012 km northeast of Salalah (Oman). Kyarr is likely to move further northwestwards till tomorrow and then turn southwestward.

There is 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 high tides.Also, scattered DS/TS-rain is expected in lower Sindh and along Makran Coast during Wednesday-Friday. Fishermen are advised not to venture in open sea till 31 Oct.

Tropical Cyclone Warning Center of PMD is regularly monitoring the intensity and track of this Tropical Cyclone.The concerned authorities are requested to keep them abreast of the system updates through PMD website.

IR Satellite imagery at 1000 PST, 29 October 2019
Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi

# 6
Issue Date: 28 October, 2019 09:15 PM

Super Cyclonic Storm 'KYARR' in Central Arabian Sea

The Super Cyclonic Storm over Eastcentral Arabian Sea has tracked northwestward during last 12 hours and now lay centered near Lat 18.6°N and Long 64.2°E with maximum sustained surface winds of 230-240 kmph gusting 265 kmph, at about 750 km southwest of Karachi and 1080 km northeast of Salalah (Oman). Kyarr is likely to move further northwestwards during next 36 hours and then turn southwestward.

There is 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 high tides. Also, scattered DS/TS-rain is expected in lower Sindh and along Makran Coast during Wednesday-Friday. Fishermen are advised not to venture in open sea till 31 Oct.

Tropical Cyclone Warning Center of PMD is regularly monitoring the intensity and track of this Tropical Cyclone. The concerned authorities are requested to keep them abreast of the system updates through PMD website.

IR Satellite imagery at 2000 PST, 28 October 2019
Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi

# 5
Issue Date: 28 October, 2019 01:06 PM

Super Cyclonic Storm 'KYARR' in the Central Arabian Sea

The Super Cyclonic Storm over Eastcentral Arabian Sea has moved further west-northwestward during last 12 hours and now lay centered at 0800 PST of 28th October, 2019 near Lat 18.3°N and Long 65.2°E with maximum sustained surface winds of 230-240 kmph gusting 265 kmph, at about 745 km southwest of Karachi and 1180 km east of Salalah (Oman). The Super Storm Kyarr is likely to move further northwestwards towards Oman coast during next few days. Currently, none of the Pakistan coastal area is under direct threat from this system. However, under its influence scattered DS/TS-rain is expected in lower Sindh and along Makran Coast during Wednesday-Friday. Fishermen are advised not to venture in deep sea from today.

Tropical Cyclone Warning Center of PMD is regularly monitoring the intensity and track of this Tropical Cyclone.

The concerned authorities are requested to keep them abreast of the system updates through PMD website.

IR Satellite imagery at 2000 PST, 28 October 2019
Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi

# 4
Issue Date: 27 October, 2019 09:19 PM

Super Cyclonic Storm in the East Central Arabian Sea

The Super Cyclonic Storm over Eastcentral Arabian Sea has moved west-northwestward during last 12 hours and now lay centered at 2000 PST of 27th October, 2019 near Lat 17.6°N and Long 66.5°E with maximum sustained surface winds of 230-240 kmh gusting 260 kmh, at about 800 km south of Karachi and 1300 km east of Salalah (Oman). The Super Storm Kyarr is likely to move further northwestwards towards Oman coast during next few days. Currently, none of the Pakistan coastal area is under direct threat from this system. However, under its influence scattered DS/TS-rain is expected in lower Sindh and along Makran Coast during Monday-Wednesday. Fishermen are advised to remain alert and not to venture in deep sea from Monday.

Tropical Cyclone Warning Center of PMD is regularly monitoring the intensity and track of this Tropical Cyclone.

The concerned authorities are requested to keep them abreast of the system updates through PMD website.

IR Satellite imagery at 2000 PST, 27 October 2019
Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi

# 3
Issue Date: 27 October, 2019 11:52 AM

Super Cyclonic Storm in the East Central Arabian Sea

The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (VSCS) 'Kyarre' over eastcentral Arabian Sea has very rapidly intensified into a Super Cyclonic Storm and moved west-northwestward during last 12 hours. The system lay centered at 0800 PST of 27th October, 2019 near Lat 17.1°N and Long67.8°E with maximum sustained surface winds of 230-240kmh gusting 260kmh, at about 850 km south of Karachi and 1500 km east of Salalah (Oman). The TC-Kyarr is likely to move further northwestwards towards Oman coast. Currently, none of the Pakistan coastal area is under direct threat from this system. However, under its influence scattered DS/TS-rain is expected in lower Sindh and along Makran Coast during Monday-Wednesday. Fishermen are advised to remain alert and not to venture in deep sea from Monday.

Tropical Cyclone Warning Center of PMD is regularly monitoring the intensity and track of this Tropical Cyclone.

The concerned authorities are requested to keep them abreast of the system updates through PMD website.

IR Satellite imagery at 1100 PST on 27 October 2019
Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi

# 2
Issue Date: 26 October, 2019 06:00 AM

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm in the East Central Arabian Sea

The Cyclonic Storm 'Kyarr' over the eastcentral Arabian Sea has rapidly intensified into a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (VSCS) and moved west-northwestward during last 12 hours. The system lay centered at 0830 PST of 26th October, 2019 near latitude 16.8°N and longitude 70.5°E about 950 km southeast of Karachi and 1780 km east-southeast of Salalah (Oman). The TCKyarr is likely to move west-northwestwards towards Oman coast and intensify further into an extremely severe cyclonic storm during next 24 hours. Currently none of the Pakistan coastal area is under direct threat from this system. However, under the influence of this system scattered DS/TS-rain is expected in lower Sindh and along Makran Coast during 28-30 October, 2019. Fishermen are advised to remain alert and not to venture in deep sea from Monday.

Tropical Cyclone Warning Center of PMD is regularly monitoring the intensity and track of this Tropical Cyclone

The concerned authorities are requested to keep them abreast of the system updates through PMD website.

IR Satellite imagery at 1000 PST on 26 October 2019
Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi

# 1
Issue Date: 25 October, 2019 06:36 AM

Tropical Cyclone in the East Central Arabian Sea

Spokesman of Met Office informed that the Depression over the eastcentral Arabian Sea has intensified into a Cyclonic storm 'KYARRE' and lay centred at 1000pst of 25 October 2019 around Lat 16.0°N and Long 71.3°E, about 1050 km Southeast of Karachi. It is likely to intensify further into a Severe Tropical Cyclone and move in west/northwest direction to Oman coast and.

None of Pakistan coastal area is under any threat from this system.

However, Fishermen are advised to remain alert and avoid going into deep sea.

IR Satellite imagery at 0930 PST
Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi