Karachi’s heatwave predicted to lose severity from Friday: MET office

The Met Office on Tuesday predicted that the present bout of the heatwave in Karachi may subside from Friday.

Pakistan Meteorological Department stated that the heatwave will be continued in Karachi and very hot and dry weather will prevail in the city.

PMD said that maximum day temperature will remain between 39-41 ºCelsius today and 40-42 ºCelsius tomorrow under the influence of this weather condition.

Earlier, Met Office informed that the high pressure area formed over Central Asia inducing wind flow from North to Northwest over Sindh including Karachi.

Heatwave condition is likely to prevail for next 5-7 days with Day Temperatures rising to 40-42 ºCelsius.

The PMD has advised concerned authorities to take necessary measures for these weather conditions.

The weather department has also advised people to take precautions and avoid open sun exposure during peak heat hours, i.e. between 11-00 AM to 04-00 PM.