KARACHI: Light rainfall is being observed in various parts of Karachi after the intensified cyclone which is likely expected to hit the coastal area of Oman on Sunday, Aaj News reported.
According to the reports, the sea level after the alert of the cyclone has risen, due to which certain parts of Karachi and villages located in Thatta are inundated with heavy water flow.
The sources also revealed that the level of water in the sea is rising bit-by-bit, whereas the water up till now has entered Rehri Goth in Karachi.
On the other hand, the Met office authorities claimed that this cyclone, known as ‘Nanauk’ is not a threat to Pakistan, but for safety measures the designated Commissioner of Karachi has imposed section 144. The Met office authorities also passed the orders to the fishermen not to visit sea from Friday till Sunday for their work, whereas the Sindh Govt. has issued a notice for the public and has requested them not to visit the sea and beaches until the next upcoming orders are issued.
It is pertinent to know that ‘Nanauk’, the cyclone is traveling at 70 to 90 km/h. Pakistan is not in the hit area. The cyclone will gradually loose it’s force till Sunday, by dropping off to 30 knots (35mph).