Tropical Cyclone "NISARGA" in the Eastcentral ArabianSea | 2 June 2020

Spokesman of PMD-Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi informed that deep Depression over the East-central Arabian Sea has intensified into Cyclonic Storm "NISARGA" and lay centred at 1700PST, the 2nd June near Latitude 15.8N and Longitude 71.4E, at a distance of about 1100km southeast of Karachi. Maximum sustained surface winds around the system centre are 60-70 km/hour gusting 80km/hr with sea condition rough/very rough. TC "NISARGA" is likely to intensify further into a Severe Cyclonic Storm (SCS) by tonight and move towards North initially and then re-curve North-eastwards toward South Gujarat coast, India.

Currently none of Pakistan coastal area is under threat from this system. Fishermen of Sindh are however advised to remain careful and not to venture in deep sea till 4 June. Note: All concerned authorities of Sindh province are requested to remain alert during coming days regarding the impact of TC NISARGA.