Tens of thousands evacuated in India and Pakistan due to approaching Cyclone Pebarjoy | Weather News

More than 40,000 people have been evacuated in India and Pakistan due to the approaching Cyclone Pebargui. This is accompanied by winds of more than 150 kilometers per hour.

Biparjoy is advancing through the Arabian Sea and will make landfall between southern Pakistan and western India on Thursday, according to the meteorological services. More than 22,000 people have been evacuated in the Pakistani province of Sindh and more than 20,000 people in the Indian state of Gujarat.

Fishermen on the coast of Gujarat are advised to stay in the port because waves can be more than three meters high.

Crush the kids

According to the Gujarat authorities, heavy rains and strong winds killed three people. Two children were crushed under a collapsed wall and a woman on a motorbike was hit by a falling tree. About 1.6 million people are at risk.

In Pakistan, between 22,000 and 23,000 residents of coastal villages have been evacuated inland, according to an official in Badin district. About 10,000 people are being housed in temporary shelters in the district’s schools.

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