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India, Pakistan brace for severe cyclone, deploy rescuers to coastal regions

nsnewsPakistan and India braced for the first severe cyclone this year expected to hit their coastal regions later this week, as authorities halted fishing activities and deployed rescue personnel. Cyclone Biparjoy named formed from the Arabian Sea,

According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department, Cyclone Biparjoy is aiming at Pakistan’s Sindh province and the coastline of the western Indian state of Gujarat. It is forecast to make landfall on Thursday and could reach maximum wind speeds of up to 200 kph (124 mph),

Disaster management personnel have been deployed to densely populated regions and cities that will be in the storm’s path. Indian army, navy and coast guard were also assisting in the preparations,

Both Pakistan and India take necessary preparation to save from disastrous condition which may occur by the Cyclone Biparjoy

Prime Minister  of India,Mr. Narendra Modi held a meeting with top officials to review disaster preparations.

In Pakistan, Sherry Rehman, minister for climate change and environmental coordination, said that all relevant departments of Sindh and Balochistan provinces have been placed on high alert.

Pakistan’s Civil Aviation Authority asked airport officials to immediately take steps to ensure the safety of aircraft and cargo.

Experts say climate change is leading to an increase in cyclones in the Arabian Sea region, making preparations for natural disasters all the more urgent.



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