Advisories (10)

# 10
Issue Date: 7 November, 2019 04:36 PM

[FINAL WARNING] Cyclonic Storm

FINAL WARNING

The Cyclonic Storm (CS) "MAHA" over east-central Arabian Sea has rapidly weakened into a depression and located this morning around Lat 19.8 N and Long 69.4 E, at a distance of about 600 km southeast of Karachi.

The fishermen now can go into deep sea, as the sea conditions turning to calm and normal. This is the final warning regarding TC-MAHA.

IR Satellite imagery at 0800 PST
Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi

# 9
Issue Date: 6 November, 2019 10:27 PM

Severe Cyclonic Storm "MAHA" in Eastcentral Arabian Sea

The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (VSCS) "MAHA" over east-central Arabian Sea has weakened into a Severe Cyclonic Storm (SCS) and tracked eastwards during last 12 hours. It is located at 2000 PST of 6th November 2019 around Lat 19.8 N and Long 68.3 E at a distance of about 570 km south-southeast of Karachi with maximum sustained surface winds 80-100 kmph TC-Maha is likely to weaken further into a cyclonic storm, continue tracking eastward and cross south Gujarat coast India by tomorrow.

There is no threat to Pakistan coastal area; however, fishermen of Sindh are advised not to venture in deep sea till tomorrow. The 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 2120 PST
Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi

# 8
Issue Date: 6 November, 2019 11:09 AM

Severe Cyclonic Storm MAHA in the Central Arabian Sea

The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (ESCS) "MAHA" over central Arabian Sea has weakened into a Severe Cyclonic Storm (SCS) and tracked eastwards during last 12 hours. It is located at 0800 PST of 6thNovember 2019 around Lat 19.8 N and Long 66.7 E at a distance of about 555 km south of Karachi with maximum sustained surface winds of 100-120 kmph.TC-Maha is likely to weaken further into cyclonic storm by today evening and continue tracking eastward towards Indian Gujarat. There is no threat to Pakistan coastal area; however, fishermen of Sindh are advised not to venture in deep sea till tomorrow.

The 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 0940 PST
Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi

# 7
Issue Date: 5 November, 2019 10:10 PM

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm MAHA in the CentralArabian Sea

The Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm (ESCS) "MAHA" over central Arabian Sea has weakened into a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (VSCS) and tracked eastwards during last 12 hours. It is located at 2000 PST of 5thNovember 2019 around Lat 19.8 N and Long 64.1 E, at a distance of about 635 km southwest of Karachi with maximum sustained surface winds of 140-160 kmph gusting 180 kmph. TC-Maha is likely to weaken further and continue tracking eastward towards Indian Gujarat.

There is no threat to Pakistan coastal area; however, the fishermen are advised not to venture in deep sea till tomorrow. The 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
Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi

# 6
Issue Date: 5 November, 2019 11:04 AM

Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm MAHA in the Central Arabian Sea

The Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm (ESCS) "MAHA" over the central Arabian Sea has tracked northwards during last 12 hours and slightly weakened. It is located at 0800 PST of 5th November 2019 around Lat 19.6 N and Long 63.7 E, at a distance of about 675 km southwest of Karachi with maximum sustained surface winds of 160-180 kmph gusting 200 kmph. TC-Maha is likely to weaken gradually and track eastward towards Indian Gujarat.

There is no threat to Pakistan coastal area; however, fishermen are advised not to venture in deep sea till 6 Nov. The 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 0840 PST
Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi

# 5
Issue Date: 4 November, 2019 09:34 PM

Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm MAHA in the Central Arabian Sea

An Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm (ESCS) "MAHA" over central Arabian Sea has tracked north-northwestwards during last 12 hours and located at 2000 PST of 4th November 2019 around Lat 19.0 N and Long 64.3 E at a distance of about 705 kmsouthwest of Karachi with maximum sustained surface winds of 170-190 kmph gusting 210 kmph. TC-Maha is likely to track northwards during next 12 hours and then recurve in east-northeast direction towards Indian Gujarat.

Currently, there is no threat to Pakistan coastal area, however, fishermen are advised not to venture in deep sea till 6 Nov. The 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 1940 PST
Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi

# 4
Issue Date: 4 November, 2019 12:13 PM

Extremely Very Severe Cyclonic Storm MAHA in the CentralArabian Sea

The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (VSCS) "MAHA" over the eastcentral Arabian Sea has tracked northwestwards during last 12 hours and intensified as an Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm (ESCS) located at 0800 PST of 4th November 2019 around Lat 18.2 N and Long 64.8 E at a distance of about 770 km south of Karachi with maximum sustained surface winds of 160-180 kmph gusting 200 kmph. TC-Maha is likely to track further west/northwestwards during next 24 hours and then recurve in east-northeast direction towards Indian Gujarat.

Currently, there is no threat to Pakistan coastal area, however, fishermen are advised to avoid going into deep sea till 6 Nov.

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
Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi

# 3
Issue Date: 3 November, 2019 09:27 PM

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm MAHA in the Eastcentral Arabian Sea

The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (VSCS) "MAHA" over the eastcentral Arabian Sea has tracked further northwestwards during last 12 hours and located at 2000 PST of 3rd November 2019 around Lat 17.8 N and Long 65.4 E at a distance of about 797 km south-southwest of Karachi with maximum sustained surface winds of 130-150 kmph.

TC-Maha is likely to track further west/northwestwards during next 24 hours and then recurve in east-northeast direction towards Indian Gujarat.

Currently, there is no threat to Pakistan coastal area however, fishermen are advised to avoid going into deep sea from tomorrow.

The 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
Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi

# 2
Issue Date: 3 November, 2019 10:35 AM

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm MAHA in the Eastcentral Arabian Sea

The Severe Cyclonic Storm "MAHA" over the eastcentral Arabian Sea has intensified into a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (VSCS), moved further northwestwards during last 12 hours and located at 0800 PST of 3rd November 2019 around Lat 17.7 N and Long 66.1 E, at a distance of about 794 km south of Karachi with maximum sustained surface winds of 120-140 kmph.

TC-Maha is likely to track further west/northwestwards during next 24 hours and then recurve in east-northeast direction towards Indian Gujarat.

Currently, there is no threat to Pakistan coastal area. However, fishermen are advised to remain careful and avoid going into deep sea from Monday. The 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 0800 PST
Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi

# 1
Issue Date: 2 November, 2019 10:07 PM

Cyclonic Storm MAHA in the South East Central Arabian Sea

The Severe Cyclonic Storm "MAHA" over the eastcentral Arabian Sea has moved northwestwards during last 12 hours and located at 2000 PST of 2nd November 2019 around Lat 17.2 N and Long 67.3 E at a distance of about 845 km south of Karachi with maximum sustained surface winds of 100-120 kmph. TC-Maha is likely to intensify into a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (VSCS) by tomorrow and track further west/northwestwards for next two days and then recurve northeast towards Indian Gujarat.

Currently, there is no threat to Pakistan coastal area. However, fishermen are advised to remain careful and avoid into deep sea from Monday. The 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 0800 PST
Issued By: Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi