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Heatwave: Temperatures likely to touch 41º Celsius in Karachi today

Heatwave: Temperatures likely to touch 41º Celsius in Karachi today
April 1, 2021

KARACHI (92 News) - The heatwave with hot to very hot weather will likely to persist in Karachi on Saturday (today).

According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department, in the ongoing heatwave in Karachi and suburbs today maximum day temperatures likely to soar to 39-41 ºCelsius with wind direction generally from north /northeast during the period.

The wind speed will remain 13 kilometers per hour with seven percent humidity, according to the Met Office. Minimum temperature will be 22ºCelsius in the metropolis.

The Met Office had earlier informed that the hot to very hot weather will likely to persist in Karachi from Wednesday till Saturday.

“Usually, average temperatures remain 32.5 degree Celsius in March in the city,” a weather official had said. The daytime temperatures are expected to remain above normal by 04 to 06°Celsius upto Saturday, he added.

Dust raising winds are expected in the city during the hot spell, Director General Meteorological Department said.

The met department has advised citizens to observe caution during the hot hours. People have also been advised to avoid exposure to open sun especially during 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, peak heat hours, and use plenty of drinks.