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One million evacuated as Asia's most powerful super Typhoon Goni batters Philippines

01:12 PM | 1 Nov, 2020
One million evacuated as Asia's most powerful super Typhoon Goni batters Philippines

MANILA - Asia's most powerful typhoon this year, typhoon Goni, landed in Philippines’ Catanduanes island today (Sunday) with maximum sustained winds of 225km/h.

The Philippines state weather service said that within the next 12 hours, catastrophic violent winds and intense to torrential rainfall are expected to hit south of Manila and will continue into the South China Sea.

Strong wind was blowing west toward densely populated regions, including Manila, and rain-soaked provinces still recovering from a typhoon.

Meanwhile, the capital’s main airport has been shut down.

There were initial reports of deaths, including a in Albay province, but authorities said they were still verifying the details.

Residents have been warned of likely landslides, massive flooding, storm surges of up to 5 meters (16 feet).

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Currency Rates Today - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 25 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 25, 2024 (Thursday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279 for buying and 280.75 for selling. Euro's buying rate moved up to 301.75 and selling rate is 303.85.

British Pound rate is 356 for buying, and 360.25 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.65 and Saudi Riyal hovered at 73.90.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279 280.75
Euro EUR 301.75 303.85
UK Pound Sterling GBP 356 360.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.65 77.4
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.90 74.63
Australian Dollar AUD 184.95 186.75
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.65 205.65
China Yuan CNY 38.4 38.8
Danish Krone DKK 40.15 40.55
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202.4 204.4
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 309.05 311.55
Thai Bhat THB 7.55 7.7

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