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Mercury likely to cross 35°C in city today

People drink lassi to beat the heat in Hyderabad on May 14, 2023. — PPI

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Sunday forecast hot and dry weather in most of the cities in the country.

In Karachi, however, the weather will remain hot but cloudy and wet for the next 24 hours, the Meteorological Office said.

The maximum temperature in the port city can range from 34 – 36 degrees Celsius; meanwhile, the minimum temperature is still 28°C.

The current percentage of humidity in the city is 60%; meanwhile, the wind from the southwest is blowing at a speed of 18 km per hour.

A day earlier, the Met department forecast “very hot” weather in the central and upper districts of Sindh, while the weather in Karachi was forecast to remain warm and wet. On Sunday and Monday, it shared that mercury temperatures will likely range between 32°C and 36°C.

Forecasting hot weather in cities across the southern provinces, PMD said the highest temperature will range from 43°C to 45°C.

Cities include Jamshoro, Dadu, Shaheed Benazirabad, Naushahro Feroze, Qambar Shahdadkot, Larkana, Jacobabad, Shikarpur, Kashmore, Ghotki, Sukkur, Khairpur and Sanghar.

In Quetta, according to PMD, the weather will remain clear, dry and temperate with maximum temperatures ranging between 35°C and 37°C.

The minimum temperature in the capital of Balochistan province was recorded at 15°C. The Met department said a day earlier the maximum temperature in the city remained at 35°C.

In the northern areas of the province, the weather is fresh and mild, while the southern and central regions are hot and sunny. Many areas across Balochistan will remain hot and dry with dusty winds likely to blow during the day over most of the county.

In the province’s Kalat district, according to PMD, the recorded temperature was 17°C; while in Jiwani and Turbat, the weather remained mild with recorded temperatures of 23°C and 26°C respectively. However, Sibi is the second hottest city in the country with a maximum recorded temperature of 47°C.

The weather office in Peshawar today is hot and dry, with temperatures expected to rise to 42°C, the Bureau of Meteorology said.


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