Cyclone ‘Tauktae’ threats mitigate for Sindh


The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PMDA) of Sindh has Monday released its ninth notification ahead of cyclone ‘Tauktae’ threats which have now mitigated as the system drifted off towards Indian Gujrat.

The notification read Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has informed the “very severe cyclone storm ‘TAUKTAE’ has tracked Northward…” and is now at a distance of aout 580 km south of Thatta and 650 km south-southeast of Karachi.

None of the coastal areas in Pakistan are under threat, the notification relieves, but under its influence, very hot and dry weather is likely in Karachi and Hyderabad.

The Met Office said the cyclonic storm Tauktae is moving further north-northwestward and is at a distance of about 800 km south-southeast of Karachi. There are little or no chances of rain due to the system moving away from the city.

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