Coastal areas to brace up for another heat wave

Published: October 17, 2017
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PHOTO: REUTERS

PHOTO: REUTERS

KARACHI: The relief from the recent heat wave might be short-lived as temperatures in the coastal areas of the country are expected to rise up to 41°C.

As according to Pakistan Meteorological Department, it is to be observed that a deep depression is forming up over Bay of Bengal which is likely to intensify into a tropical storm or possibly a CAT-1 cyclone in next 24 – 48 hours.

Karachi likely to experience heatwave from today

The storm is likely to move towards central Indian region and will dissipate over land, however, this may cut off sea breeze again for the coastal belt of Pakistan increasing temperature from October 18 to 22.

PMD spokesperson said that the storm would not affect Pakistan except for the rise in temperature.

It is advised to the citizens to avoid direct sunlight and refrain from going out unnecessarily.

 

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