According to recent MET report, Karachi will be coming across its initial heat stroke in the next 3 days. An extreme spell of hot temperature will predictably be engulfing Karachi, as the MET department warns all residents of the city.
As per Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the metropolis will be enveloped in an extreme hot weather in the enxt three days starting Friday till Sunday owing to the change in the wind direction as well as the sea breeze coming to a standstill.
Director met office, Abdul Rasheed stated: “Today [Friday] we recorded the city’s temperature at 38 degrees Centigrade. The trend is likely to continue for the next two to three days and in the daytime the temperature could touch 39 degrees Centigrade.”
He went on to add: “However, there is no threat of heatwave, neither any such advisory has been issued by the Met office. We keep all institutions concerned updated of the weather trend and the same is conveyed to all relevant authorities.”
Prior to this, reports had been afloat of weather experts issuing cautions that this year is expected to hit a record high of hot temperature since 2015 during which the heatwave took the lives of at least 2,000 people.