Yet another threat of sever cyclonic storm Maha 940 Km off coast Karachi

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Yet another threat of sever cyclonic storm Maha 940 Km off coast Karachi

*KARACHI: Severe Cyclonic Storm Maha has been at a distance of 940 kilometers from Karachi in the East-central Arabian Sea.*

The Severe Cyclonic Storm Maha over the east-central Arabian Sea has moved north-northwestwards and was located at Latitude 15.4 North and Longitude 71.5 East with maximum sustained surface winds of 90-110 kmph, Pakistan Meteorological Department link said. Maha is likely to track further northwestwards and intensify into a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (VSCS) during next 24 hours, the met office said.

Currently there is no threat to Pakistan coastal area.

*Maha to curve back Gujarat*

According to an Indian weather official, Cyclone Maha will remain away from Gujarat coast of India for next few days but according to weather projections it will curve back to the Indian state.

The course of the cyclone will become clear in a few days whether it will landfall in Gujarat coast or not, official said.