Abb Takk News

Cyclone ‘Maha’ Intensifies in Arabian Sea

KARACHI: Cyclone ‘Maha’ on Monday intensified into a category 2 storm over the centre of Arabian Sea with a wind speed of 170 kmph.

According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), Maha has been moving northwestwards over the past 12 hours and is likely to turn into a Category 3 storm in the next few hours.

The weather experts said the Category 2 Cyclone ‘Maha’ is 770 kilometres south of Karachi, sustaining winds of 180-200 kilometres per hour at its centre.

It is expected that Cyclone ‘Maha’ would continue in a west-northwest direction by tomorrow and then turn northeast towards India’s Gujarat.