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Nilofar strom approaching Sindh coastal areas

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Pakistan, Karachi News : Nilofar, the ‘severe’ cyclonic storm in the Arabian Sea, is moving towards coastal areas of Sindh with full intensity and is likely to hit the coastal belt late on Thursday.

According to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the Cyclone is ‘severe’ and expected to move towards coastal areas of lower Sindh and Indian Gujarat state with a speed of 12 kilometers per hour during the next 12 hours.

The cyclone will cause widespread rain/thundershowers coupled with gusty winds in Karachi, Thatta, Badin districts and coastal areas of Balochistan from Wednesday night to Friday, PMD said.

The PMD said Nilofar is located 875 kilometers in Southwest of Karachi and 740 kilometers South of Balochistan’s Gwadar coast.

Sindh government has put authorities on ‘high alert’ in the wake the severe cyclonic storm, banning deep sea fishing and beach picnics and imposing state of emergency in hospitals. Section-144 has been imposed in Thatta and Badin districts where people living in coastal villages were evacuated to safer places.

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