The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has issued a warning stating that a potential tropical cyclone is forming over the Southeast Arabian Sea.

According to the alert published on the PMD website, a low-pressure area (LPA) in the Southeast Arabian Sea has intensified into a depression and is currently located approximately 1500km south of Karachi, with latitude 11.5 N and longitude 66.0 E.

Favorable environmental conditions, including a sea surface temperature of 30-31°C, low vertical wind shear, and upper-level divergence, suggest that the system is likely to further intensify into a tropical storm within the next 18 to 24 hours.

The statement mentions that the cyclone is expected to move in a north and northwest direction. At present, no coastal areas of Pakistan are under threat.

The PMD's cyclone warning center in Karachi is closely monitoring the system and will provide updates accordingly. The notification urges all relevant authorities to remain alert during the forecast period.

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