Temperatures in Karachi could exceed 40 degrees Celsius today, Meteorological Department said


ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Meteorological Department (PMD) has warned that Karachi could move to 41˚C today (Wednesday).

The Meteorological Department said in its daily report that the weather will remain hot and dry in most parts of the country on Wednesday and Thursday.

The maximum temperature in Karachi will hover between 39˚C and 41˚C on Wednesday, the Meteorological Department said.

Hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. However, showers with strong winds / thundershowers are expected at some places in Lower Sindh, Potohar Region, Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir and adjoining areas.

Meanwhile, Karachi recorded a humidity level of 52%.

Rain is not forecast in Karachi

Sardar Sarfraz, Director, PMD Karachi, said that two monsoon systems are currently in place in the region. However, under the system, rain is not likely in Karachi.

The weather in Karachi will remain hot till Thursday, he added, adding that sea breezes are likely to resume from September 16.

Another low-pressure monsoon system is expected to be ready in the Bay of Bengal on September 17, the PMD Karachi director said.

Heatwave alert in Karachi

Earlier, the Meteorological Department had issued a heatwave alert for Karachi and warned that the city’s weather is expected to remain hot and humid till September 14.

The weather in Karachi will remain hot and humid, with a minimum temperature of 26 ° C and a maximum of 39 degrees Celsius.

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