Met Office issues Heat wave alert for Karachi

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28 Apr, 2019 8:52 am

KARACHI (92 News) The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has issued a heat wave alert for Karachi.

As per details, the extremely hot weather conditions are likely to occur from May 1 to May 3, said Pakistan Meteorological Department. Maximum temperature, during the heat wave period, will remain 42 °C.

Weather conditions are due to the change in the wind direction as well as the sea breeze coming to a standstill.

The worst heat wave to hit Karachi for killed many last year. The problem was compounded by power cuts which left people unable to cool themselves with fans and air conditioners, particularly affecting those unable to afford generators.

The medical experts have advised people to take precautions in order to keep themselves safe from the heat wave. People should avoid going out from their homes and offices unless important and keep themselves hydrated and keep a wet handkerchief at all times.

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