KARACHI: The weather in the metropolis is likely to remain hot and dry even today. The mercury is expected to touch 41°C in the city.
Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has alerted the residents of Karachi that the weather will remain hot and dry for the next 24 hours.
In the port area, winds are blowing at a speed of 10 km per hour from the northwest, with an average humidity of 8%.
On Thursday, the minimum temperature was 22°C, with the maximum temperature forecast to be between 39°C and 41°C.
However, the visibility is 4km near the airport.
Heatwave: Karachi’s temperature crossed 41°C
Karachi temperature was recorded at 41.5°C on Wednesday, 31 March that exceeded a degree compared to Tuesday’s temperature.
The PMD however had predicted a rise in temperature and advised residents to avoid unnecessary movements outside between peak hot hours.
The PMD on March 30, had also issued a warning regarding the first heatwave of the season earlier.
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From Tuesday to Saturday, the weather in Sindh, Southern Punjab, Eastern, and Southern Balochistan will be extremely hot and dry.
According to a spokesperson for the PMD, the week will be largely hot and dry.
“Dust-raising winds are forecast in Sindh and Balochistan during this period, with daytime temperatures in most plain areas staying above average (04-06°C),” he said.
In the wake of heatwave conditions, the temperatures will rise in most sub-mountainous areas of the world according to the spokesperson.