Indien, Pakistan wappnen sich vor mächtigem Zyklon
June 13, 2023 -
Behörden in Pakistan und dem indischen Staat Gurat evakuiren Tausende aus den Küstengebieten, der Zyklon Biparjoy dürfte der mächtigste sein, der auf die Region seit 2021 trifft.
Classified as a very severe cyclonic storm, Biparjoy is expected to land around Thursday evening between Mandvi in India's Gujarat province and Karachi in southern Pakistan.
Meteorologists predict maximum sustained wind speeds of 125-135km per hour, gusting to 150km per hour.
Government officials in Gujarat told Press Trust of India news agency that one woman was killed and her husband injured after strong winds caused a tree to fall on their motorcycle.
In Mumbai, in the neighboring state of Maharasthra, four boys were washed away by high tide off Juhu Beach on Monday evening.