The very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘MAHA’ over the central Arabian Sea has been tracked northwards during last 16 hours and is slightly weakened, as said by the Pakistan Meteorological Department,
The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) stated that cyclone MAHA is located at 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, the met office said in its advisory.
Maha is likely to weaken gradually and track eastward towards Indian Gujarat and likely to bring “heavy to very heavy rains”.
However, the PMD said while issuing a statement that there is no threat to Pakistan coastal area.
Pakistan Meteorological Department advised fishermen to not venture into deep sea till 6 Nov.