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Cyclone Maha poses no threat to Pakistan: Met Office

The cyclonic storm ‘Maha’ over the east central Arabian Sea posed no threat to Pakistan’s coastal areas, the Met Office said on Thursday.

It said the cyclone has moved north-northwestwards during last 12 hours and located at a distance of about 1400km southeast of Karachi.

Maha is likely to track northwestwards and intensify into a Severe Cyclonic Storm (SCS) during next 24 hours, a said advisory issued by the Met Office.

“Currently there is no threat to Pakistan coastal area. The Tropical Cyclone Warning Center of PMD is regularly monitoring the intensity and track of this Tropical Cyclone,” it said.

The Met office have requested the authorities concerned to keep themselves informed of the system updates through PMD website.

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