Cyclone shaheen (Shaheen Storm Tracker)
تعقب ومراقبة عاصفة شاهين
The deep depressions over the northeastern Arabian Sea intensified to Cyclone Shaheen, located near 23.2 north latitude and 66.5 east longitude, about 280 km southwest of Karachi, 230 km from Ormara and 470 km southeast of Gwadar. Maximum sustained surface winds estimate between 65 and 85 km/h, and sea condition is rough/highly rough around the centre of the system. The regime is likely to move from west to southwest towards the coast of Oman/Makran.
Rain, wind and thunderstorms are expected in Karachi, Hyderabad, Thatta, Badin, Dadu and Jamshoro, Thaparker, Umerkot, Mirpurkhas, Sanghar, Tando Muhammad Khan (TMK), Tando Allayar (TAY), Shaheed Benazirabad, Nosheroferoz, Sukkur, Larkana, Jacobabad, and Shikarpur districts until tomorrow.
cyclone shaheen Consequences
- Sea conditions would remain rough/very rough with a high surge at times till Oct 3 (Sunday).
- Fishers are advised not to venture into the sea till Oct 3 (Sunday).
- Heavy rains may generate urban flooding in Lasbela, Ormara, Pasni, Gwadar, Turbat & Jiwani.
- Windstorms may cause damages to vulnerable structures.
- PMD Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre, Karachi, closely monitors the system, and updates will be issued accordingly.
Tracking Hurricane Shaheen
- Cyclonic storm ‘Shaheen’ over central parts of the north Arabian Sea moved nearly westwards and lay centred at 11.30 am near latitude 23.2°N/64.4°E, 450km east-southeast of Chabahar Port (Iran). It further intensified into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 6hrs.
- Anglers are advised not to venture into the northeast Arabian Sea and along & off Gujarat coast during the next 12 hours and over.
- Isolated weighty rain also very likely over south Tamil Nadu on October 1 and 2: Met department
- The cyclonic storm Shaheen has relocated away from Gujarat’s coast. According to an India Meteorological Department (IMD) release, it could result in light to moderate rain in some parts of Saurashtra and Kutch.
On Friday, the authorities in the Sultanate of Oman warned of the intensification of Tropical Storm Shaheen into a Category 1 tropical cyclone, which may strike the country’s coasts within the next 24 hours.
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The Omani Meteorological Department stated that the latest satellite images and analyzes of the National Center for Early Warning of Multiple Hazards show that Tropical Storm Shaheen is currently stationed at 23.3 degrees north latitude and 64.4 degrees east longitude, and is moving towards the coast of the Sultanate overlooking the Sea of Oman, and the tropical storm centre is far from About 650 km from the Governorate of Muscat, while the nearest cumulus cloud is 500 km away, and the wind speed around the centre is estimated at 34 to 63 knots (62-116 km/h).