Mercury expected to hit 42 degree Celsius in Karachi: PMD

The Met Office on Wednesday predicted that in the ongoing heatwave temperatures on Wednesday (today) are likely to hit 42º Celsius.

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has stated that the heatwave will be continued in Karachi and very hot and dry weather will prevail in the city for a few more days.

This morning 22% humidity recorded in the city, which will remain between 10-20 percent in the evening, according to the met office.

The wind speed today recorded at 21 kilometres per hour in the city.

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.