As Biparjoy weakens after landfall in India’s Gujarat, Pakistan is largely spared

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The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said that the Biparjoy cyclone is 225 kilometers away from Karachi, 165 kilometers from Thatta and 125 kilometers from Keti Bandar.

According to the National Disaster Management Authority, Biparjoy has completed the landfall in and around Jakhau port, the coastal area of Indian Gujarat. Now the intensity of the storm will reduce and it will turn into a depression.

According to NDMA, the cyclone is 225 kilometers from Karachi, 165 kilometers away from Thatta and 125 kilometers away from Keti Bandar. Due to the storm, the waves in the northeast Arabian Sea can be up to 10 to 15 feet, while the waves in Keti Bandar and surrounding areas can be up to six to eight feet.

According to NDMA, rain with strong winds is likely in Thatta, Sajawal, Badin, Tharparkar, Mirpur Khas and Umerkot till June 17, besides Karachi, Hyderabad, Tando Mohammad Khan, Tando Allahyar, Shaheed Benazirabad and Sanghar.

According to the NDMA, winds can blow at a speed of 30 to 50 kilometers per hour during this period, while the coastal areas of Sindh and Makran may remain inundated.

The federal minister said that biparjoy in the Arabian Sea has been longer than other storms in the past, while rising temperatures in the seas are also one of the reasons for the storms.

Meteorologist Jawad Memon said that it is difficult to predict the storm forming in the Arabian Sea, it is difficult to say exactly where the storm will hit. He said that in 24 hours, the Biparjoy storm will turn into a depression.