KARACHI: The severe cyclonic storm “Nisarga" has moved further north eastwards at speed of 20 kilometres an hour from south Gujarat-Maharashtra coast, India, the Met Office said on Wednesday.

In advisory no. 6, it asked the fishermen of Sindh to remain careful and not to venture in deep-sea until June 4, 2020 because of the rough sea. “This is the last bulletin in this regard," the Met said.

The “Nisarga" over east-central Arabian Sea after intensification into a Severe Cyclonic Storm (SCS) moved north-eastward laying at the cantered at 0800PST, the 3rd June near Latitude 17.6N and Longitude 72.4E, at a distance of about 970km southeast of Karachi.

Maximum sustained surface winds around the system centre are 90-100 km/hour gusting 120km/hr with sea condition rough/very rough. SCS ‘NISARGA' is likely to move further north-eastward and cross the South Gujarat-Maharashtra coast, India by evening today.

Currently, none of Pakistan's coastal areas is under threat from this system. Fishermen of Sindh are however advised to remain careful and not to venture in deep sea till June 4.

Hot and humid weather is expected in Karachi on June 4 with a temperature between 35 to 37 degrees Celsius and humidity between 70 to 80 percent in the morning hours and 55 to 65 percent in the evening hours.

“A westerly wave is present over upper parts of the country. Moist currents from the Arabian sea are reaching central and southern parts of the country," the Met said.

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