| GEO Pakistan|
| Phet moves past Karachi, hits Thatta|
| Updated at: 2011 PST, Sunday, June 06, 2010|
KARACHI: The Cyclone Phet has moved past Karachi without hitting the coast and now passing along the coastal line of Thatta, Meteorological Department said Sunday.
Meanwhile, DCO Thatta Manzoor Shaikh said the Cyclone has smashed into the coastal line of Thatta and Badin where gale winds and heavy rains are battering the region.
He said Ketty Bunder has been evacuated to avert any hazardous situation. All the arrangements have been put in place to deal with any eventuality, he added.
Downpour is also visiting Hyderabad, disrupting the power supply, Met Office said. More rains are also expected in Karachi, it added.