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Pakistani coastal areas not under direct threat from Kyarr cyclone: PMD

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KARACHI: Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has stated the Super Cyclonic Storm ‘Kyarr’ posed no direct threat to any coastal area of Pakistan.
‘Kyarr’ has been tracked at about 730 km Southwestward of Karachi during the last 12 hours with maximum backed surface winds of 230-240 kmph.

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According to the PMD, Kyarr is 665 km off the Gwadar and 1012 km off the coast of Oman will move further northwestwards today and then it will turn southwestward.
It advised fishermen not to venture in the open sea until 31st October.

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Kyarr is a slow-moving storm that is moving about 10 to 12 kilometres per hour.
It formed in the Arabian Sea near the coast of western India on Friday.
It is likely to move further northwestwards till tomorrow and then turn southwestward.

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