Cyclone Biparjoy prompts Pakistan to evacuate 80,000 residents

Pakistan evacuates thousands from low-lying coastal areas in southern Sindh province due to approaching Cyclone Biparjoy.

Cyclone Biparjoy, located over the Arabian Sea, turns into an extremely severe cyclonic storm on Sunday.

Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah orders authorities to evacuate an estimated 80,000 people to safety.

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Cyclone expected to hit the coast of Sindh on June 15, but lose intensity by June 17 to 18.

Seaview Road in Karachi blocked for traffic, and entry to city beaches is banned.

National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) officials moving people to temporary shelters in preparation for high-intensity winds, heavy rains, and thunderstorms.