Nilofar updates : Karachi the weather is cloudy and dusty smoke on the sea side, PMD releases :- Very Severe Tropical Cyclone (Nilofar) in Arabian Sea has moved northward during last 12hours and now located at Lat. 18.3°N and Long. 62.0°E, about 875 Km in southwest of Karachi and 740 Km south of Gawadar. The Cyclone would move northeastward (towards adjoining coastal areas of Lower Sindh and Indian Gujrat) in next 24 hours with a speed of 13 Km/hour. At present the estimated central pressure of Cyclone is 990 hpa and the average sustained wind speed around is 100-110 Knots up to 120 Knots.
Under the influences of this Cyclone, widespread rain/thundershowers with isolated heavy/very heavy falls accompanied by strong gusty winds are expected in Lower Sindh including Karachi and Coastal Areas of Balochistan from today till Saturday (morning).
The sea conditions along Pakistan coast have become rough and likely to become very rough today (night). The fishermen of Sindh and Balochistan are advised not to venture in open sea today till Saturday.
The center is Indian Coastal region of Kuch where it’s likely to hit.
we’ll keep you updated about Cyclone Nilofar’s next move.