The Pakistan Meteorological Department on Wednesday forecast rain accompanied by thunder and strong dust storms in Karachi this afternoon or this evening due to the influence of tropical cyclone Biparjoy moving near the coast.
According to the latest forecast, the weather is expected to remain cloudy, hot and humid. Currently, the wind speed in the port city is 25 km/h but can exceed 40 km/h.
Meanwhile, the humidity in Karachiair is 69%, the highest temperature is likely to rise to 36-38 degrees Celsius.
According to the latest forecast, the storm — named Biparjoymeans “catastrophe” in Bengali—in the Arabian Sea classified as a very severe cyclone (VSCS).
It has moved close to the north in the past six hours and is now located near latitude 21.9°N and longitude 66.3°E, about 340 km southwest of Karachi, 355 km of Thatta. southwest and 275 km southwest of Keti Bandar.
Cyclone is expected to make landfall around Thursday night between Mandvi in India’s Gujarat and Karachi as VSCS
The Met Office said Biparjoy could cause heavy rain in Thatta, Sujawal, Badin, Tharparkar, Mirpurkhas, Umerkot and Karachi from June 14 to 17.
“There is a chance of rain on Sindh’s coastal belt. The storm will strike on June 15 and its effects will remain until June 17,” Sindh’s Head of Meteorology Sardar Sarfaraz previously said. geographic news.
After the storm is over, the chief meteorologist said the weather in Karachi will return to “normal” and sea breezes will blow into the city.