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Cyclone Biparjoy to hit Sindh in Pakistan today, 66,000 people shifted to safer places

Maharanee Kumari
Cyclone Biparjoy to hit Sindh in Pakistan today 66000 people shifted to safer places
Cyclone Biparjoy to hit Sindh in Pakistan today 66000 people shifted to safer places

Pakistan's Climate Energy Minister Sherry Rehman urged people to cooperate with the authorities. He said that all rescue agencies are ready for relief operations.

Pakistan's Climate Energy Minister Sherry Rehman said on Wednesday that Cyclone Biporjoy will hit Sindh's Keti Bandar at 11 am (local time) on Thursday. Addressing a press conference in Islamabad on Wednesday, Sherry Rehman talked about the cyclonic storm expected to hit Sindh on Thursday. He further said that so far 66,000 people have been evacuated from the coastal areas of Sindh to safer places. Geo News gave this information.

Sherry Rahman urged people to cooperate with the authorities. He said that all rescue agencies are ready for relief operations. Rahman further said, 'The real form of the cyclone will be known on Thursday.'

These areas will be most affected

Pakistan's Climate Minister said that Thatta, Sujawal, Badin and Tharparkar districts will be most affected by the cyclone. He further said that Biparjoy is going away from Karachi. He said the cyclone has forced the authorities to suspend small aircraft operations in Pakistan.

Sherry Rehman said that commercial flight operations would remain suspended as the cyclone approached Pakistan.

What did Pakistan Meteorology say ?

Meanwhile, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) in its latest update said that Cyclone Biparjoy over Northeast Arabian Sea has moved nearly northeastwards in the past six hours.

The PMD said Cyclone Biparjoy is now about 310 km south of Karachi, 300 km south-southwest of Thatta and 240 km south-southwest of KT Bunder near 22.1°N latitude and 66.9°E longitude. situated at.

Geo News reported that while addressing the Pakistan National Assembly, Sherry Rehman said that all the tracking institutes of Pakistan including PMD and Suparco are working with international satellites as Cyclone Biparjoy is coming closer to the coast of Pakistan. He further said that the cyclone can affect the coastal areas of Karachi with landslides and strong winds. He said the cyclone is moving away from Balochistan.