Cyclone Biparjoy: Latest Updates, Impact & Safety Precaution

Cyclone Biparjoy

Cyclone Biparjoy is expected to make landfall in the Sindh coastal region. With winds of up to 200 km per hour and sea waves of 35-40 feet, cyclone Biparjoy could cause significant damage to lives and property in Sindh province.

The expected severity of the storm prompted the provincial government to evacuate 60,000 residents from the province’s coastal areas. While Karachi is expected to be safe from direct hit of cyclone Biparjoy. Further, Cyclone Biparjoy is expected to cause cloud cover in the city. It is also expected to affect the Indian state of Gujarat.

This blog is written to provide life-saving information to cyclone victims before, during, and after the storm.

cyclone Biparjoy


1 – Stay Informed

  • Stay in touch with trusted weather sources and local authorities for the latest information on the path, intensity and potential impact of the storm.
  • Follow official evacuation orders and instructions from authorities to ensure your safety.
  • Also visit the website of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in Biparjoy for the latest information on this tropical cyclone. This is @ndmapk, their Twitter app. Follow them for updates.
  • This is the Sindh Provincial Disaster Management Agency (PDMA) Facebook page. You can follow us for updates as well.

2 – Don’t Ignore Evacuation Orders

  • If the authorities issue an evacuation order for your area, take it seriously. Leaving before the storm hits can greatly reduce the risk of life and property.

3 – Do Prepare an Emergency Kit

  • Pack an emergency kit that includes essential items such as non-perishable food, water, medicine, batteries, flashlight, first aid kit and important documents.
  • Secure your home by boarding up windows, securing doors, and keeping your surroundings free of potential bugs.


1 – Stay Indoors

  • Seek shelter in a strong building, preferably a basement, and stay away from windows.
  • Listen to a battery powered radio or use your mobile phone for local authority updates and instructions.

2 – Don’t Go Out

  • Avoid unnecessary travel or outdoor activities during the storm, as strong winds, heavy rain, and flying debris pose a significant risk.

3 – Disconnect Appliances

  • Unplug appliances and electrical equipment to prevent electrical damage during storms or electrical problems.


1 – Assess your Surroundings

  • After the storm has passed and the authorities have declared it safe, carefully check for hazards such as downed power lines, flooded areas, or unstable structures.

2 – Don’t Enter Flooded Areas

  • Avoid walking or driving in flooded areas as there may be hidden hazards such as debris, some contaminants or snakes.

3 – Check on Others

  • Reach out to neighbors, friends, and family members to ensure safety and help if needed.

4 – Don’t Use Damaged Utilities

  • If you suspect damage to water, gas or electrical lines, contact the appropriate authorities and refuse to use until it is checked and deemed safe.

Emergency Numbers

Provincial Disaster Management Authority helpline: 0335-5557362

(1) Control Room South: 021-99205628

(2) Control Room Korangi: 021-99333926

(3) Control Room Keamari: 021-99333176

(4) Control Room Malir: 021-99248916

(5) Control Room Badin: 0297-920013

(6) Control Room Thatta: 0298-920061-3

(7) Control Room Sujawal: 0298-510833

DHA helpline: 1092, 0323-2652384, 021-3540009, 021-111-589-589

Pakistanis are resilient and you can minimize the risk and potential damage associated with cyclone Biparjoy by following things to do before, during and after such storm. Moreover, remember that preparation and caution are the keys to keeping yourself and your loved ones safe. Be informed, be proactive and put your safety first.

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