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Max temperature in Karachi may hit 40°C over the weekend: Chief Met officer

PMD has advised people to take precautionary measures today to avoid heatwaves in parts of the country
Published 11 May, 2022 02:41pm
<p>Day temperatures in Punjab are likely to remain 7-9°C above normal in Punjab, Islamabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir, while 6-8°C above normal in Sindh and Balochistan. Reuters/File</p>

Day temperatures in Punjab are likely to remain 7-9°C above normal in Punjab, Islamabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir, while 6-8°C above normal in Sindh and Balochistan. Reuters/File

With severe hot weather and an ongoing heatwave in most parts of the country, temperatures in Karachi are likely to rise to 40°C on Friday and Saturday, said Chief Meteorologist Sardar Sarfraz.

The Pakistan Meteorological Department, on Wednesday (today), reiterated its advice about precautionary measures to avoid heatwaves as hot and dry weather is expected to persist in most parts of the country.

Plain areas across the country will remain under the grip of severe heatwaves.

Day temperatures likely to remain 7-9°C above normal in Punjab, Islamabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir, while 6-8°C above normal in Sindh and Balochistan.

Maximum temperature on Wednesday

  • Sibbi 46 °C
  • Mithi 45 °C
  • Multan 44 °C
  • Bahawalpur 44 °C
  • D I Khan 42 °C
  • Lahore 41 °C
  • Mazaffarabad 39 °C
  • Islamabad 38 °C
  • Peshawar 38 °C
  • Gilgit 36 °C
  • Karachi 36 °C
  • Quetta 36 °C

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