Cyclone Biparjoy: Karachi commissioner orders billboard removal

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Cyclone Biparjoy: Karachi commissioner orders billboard removal
Cyclone Biparjoy: Karachi commissioner orders billboard removal
Cyclone Biparjoy: Karachi commissioner orders billboard removal
Cyclone Biparjoy: Karachi commissioner orders billboard removal

KARACHI: Karachi Commissioner Iqbal Memon has asked that all billboards be removed from the city due to the Arabian Sea Cyclone ‘Biparjoy,’ which has intensified into an extremely severe cyclonic storm.”Memon has commanded that all signboards on buildings and rooftops be removed immediately in a letter to all deputy commissioners.

He also directed that all deputy commissioners remain active in their respective districts and take safety precautions in light of the rain and high gusts predicted by Cyclone Biparjoy.Karachi is 760 kilometers away from a cyclone.

The Arabian Sea Cyclone ‘Biparjoy,’ which grew into an “extremely severe cyclonic storm” on Sunday morning, was 760 kilometers distant from Karachi, according to the Met Office. According to the weather report, the cyclonic storm is currently located about 760 km south of Karachi, 750 km south of Thatta, and 860 km southeast of Ormara.The path of the cyclonic storm is most likely to continue northward. Around the system center, maximum sustained surface winds are 140–160 km/h with gusts to 150 km/h. Sea conditions are fantastic, with waves reaching a maximum height of 30–40 feet. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted that Cyclone “Biparjoy” will likely make landfall on June 15 between Karachi and the Kutch district of Indian Gujarat. According to sources, during the previous six hours, the cyclone over the east-central Arabian Sea traveled north-northeast at a speed of nine km per hour.

In its late Saturday night advisory, PMD cautioned that the storm was anticipated to continue moving near the southeast coast of Sindh and Indian Gujarat. From Tuesday, June 13, evening/night forward, the rain-thunderstorm with its likely north-northeast track is projected to affect southern or southeastern Sindh, including Karachi, Thatta, Sujawal, Badin, Tharparker, and Mirpur has districts. The Met Office has warned that the strong winds might destroy weak and exposed structures. Three meters (8–10 feet) of storm surge are conceivable.

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