Alerts / Advisories (12)
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
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.