Cyclone Biparjoy may have passed without causing damage in Pakistan, but is after effects are yet to come, warns Pakistan Metrological Department.
The cyclone made landfall on India’s Gujarat coast near the Pakistan border late on Thursday evening, as strong winds and heavy rain lashed coastal areas of the two countries.
However, India suffered the most, while, Pakistan escaped unharmed during the event.
On Saturday, the PMD in its alert said that the Cyclonic Storm (CS) “Biparjoy” over Rann of Kutch (India) and adjoin and adjoining southeast Pakistan (Tharparker) moved further northeastward during the last 12 hours, converted into a depression and now lies over southwest Rajasthan (India) and southeast Pakistan (Tharparker) near Latitude 24.4°N & Longitude 71.2°E.
The Met Office said Tharparker, Umerkot, and parts of Badin districts on Saturday would receive rain-thunderstorms with few heavy falls & accompanied by gusty winds of 30-40 Km/hour gusting 50 Km/hour.
“Rain-thunderstorms expected in Thatta, Sujawal & Mirpurkhas districts,” said the PMD in the alert. “Fishermen of Balochistan can resume their activities from today and those of Sindh from tomorrow.”