FCS advises fishermen in sea to return to jetties

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The Fishermen’s Cooperative Society (FCS) on Saturday advised the fishermen currently in the sea to return to the nearby jetties in view of the cyclonic conditions.

Tropical Cyclone Tauktae moving towards Gujarat coast and is expected to make a landfall at the western coast of India.

The fishermen’s body has advised the boats’ captains and sailors to anchor their boats at nearby safe places. Those anchored at jetties should avoid to venture into the sea, the FCS announced. It added that the boats came into contact on radio or satellite should immediately move towards safer places.

“The boats nearing the Gadani beach should anchor in the area, while those near Hingol to move for anchorage to the hill, while the boats near the Karachi coast should anchor at Ibrahim Hyderi and Ghorabari beaches,” the society communicated to fishermen.

Earlier, the Fisherfolk Forum had announced that the fishermen’s body has contacted the fishermen in the sea and among 1800 fishing boats, 1350 have returned back.

 

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