An Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm (ESCS) named “Tej”, which has been moving over the south-west Arabian Sea for the last few days, is moving north-westwards towards the coast of the Arabian Peninsula.
According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), over the last 12 hours, the cyclone has been moving in a sharp north-westerly direction and is now “centred at latitude 14.4 North and longitude 53.2 degrees East”.
The update, which was issued today (Monday) at 10:00 am (PST), also revealed that the cyclone “made landfall about 300 km south-west of Salalah (Oman), 220 km south-southeast of Al Ghayida (Yemen). East and situated 1520 km south-west of Gwadar.” Pakistan)”.
Additionally, the cyclone’s maximum sustained surface winds are between 150–160 km/h, with gusts reaching 180 km/h.
Additionally, according to the Met Office, sea conditions are currently very rough, with waves reaching a maximum height of 35 feet around the system centre.
The system is expected to move north-northwestwards and cross Yemen coast near Al Ghaydah as a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (VSCS) by midnight, with winds of 120-130 km/h. Gusts and gusts up to 150 km/h will occur. ,
However, it is important to note that this system will not impact any coastal areas of Pakistan.
According to PMD daily forecastThe weather is expected to remain dry for the next few days in most districts of Sindh, one of the coastal provinces of Pakistan.
Meanwhile, strong winds and thunderstorms are likely in and around parts of Balochistan today, but dry weather is expected for the next few days.