Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Big Cyclone Phet approaching Karachi
Navy helicopters have launched search operation for the missing fishermen. Meteorological Department warned fishermen against going to open sea and directed them to back up by today’s evening.
According to Met Department, the cyclone is assuming more fury 900 kilometers to southwest of Karachi. The ferocious hurricane ...
According to Met Department, the cyclone is assuming more fury 900 kilometers to southwest of Karachi. The ferocious hurricane would make landing at Pakistan’s coastline after 24 hours, as it is likely to force entry into Sindh coastal areas at night between Friday and Saturday.
The fierce storm could unleash heavy downpours couple with gale-force winds in coastal areas of Sindh and Balochistan.
Under the influence of tropical cyclone formed in Arabian Sea, Widespread rain associated with strong gusty winds is also expected in Sindh including Makran coast between Thursday to Saturday. PHET is a Thai word pronounced as Pet, meaning "Diamond".
Focal person of Disaster Management Committee Fayyaz Abbasi said control rooms have been established in all districts of Thatta and Badin. DPO Thatta Manzoor Shaikh said schools along with coastal area have been converted into relief camps.
Posted by Admin at 8:58 AM