Pakistan activates the modern Doppler radar system in Karachi

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Pakistan activates the modern Doppler radar system in Karachi

Pakistan Meteorological Department has activated a modern doppler weather radar in Karachi.

The doppler radar is capable of forecasting rainfall in a radius of about 450kms and strong winds in a radius of about 200kms.

The new radar, which was built at a cost of around Rs1.58 billion, is also capable of providing timely reports of cyclones and other tropical storms in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal regions.

The PMD department had provided a link to radar imagery on its website.

Talking to media, met department Director Sardar Sarfraz said people living in the coastal areas of Balochistan and Sindh will be provided with accurate forecasting and warning.