Cyclone Gulab was named by Pakistan. The word “Gulab” refers to Rose in English.
This name is from the list of cyclone names that is maintained by the World Meteorological Organisation/United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (WMO/ESCAP) Panel on Tropical Cyclones (PTC).
Cyclone Gulab live updates: Cyclonic storm weakens into deep depression; likely to weaken further, says IMD
The panel comprises 13 countries namely, India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Pakistan, the Maldives, Oman, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen, who choose the names of cyclones in the region.
Cyclone Gulab is the third cyclone of 2021 after Tauktae and Yaas that had formed in May this year and the first in the month of September since 2018.
Will Cyclone hit Pakistan?
The Cyclonic Storm “GULAB” over west-central Bay of Bengal moved westward and started land-falling along North Andhra Pradesh-Orissa coast, India at 1500PST. Reaching over land, the system is likely to weaken into a depression first and then a well-marked low-pressure area and track Northwestward (towards Indian Gujarat coast).
There is no threat to any of the coastal area of Pakistani from this system.
As of now as per official reports there is no threat to Pakistan but our social media didn’t take it easy by taking Cyclone to a storm on social media.
Here are a few reactions:-
Cyclone Gulab: Social Media Reactions
May the world stays safe from all the disasters.
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