Karachi receives rain as cold snap continues

More strong winds are expected to lash the port city on Monday, says weatherman

​ Our Correspondent January 12, 2020
More strong winds are expected to lash the port city on Monday, says weatherman. PHOTO: INP

KARACHI: The cold snap continued as heavy rain showers fell on Baldia Town, Defence Housing Authority, Clifton, Korangi and other areas of the city on Sunday.

Meanwhile other areas, such as Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Johar, Karsaz, Malir, Saddar and Nazimabad, received light rain and drizzle.
Overcast skies covered Karachi all day, while chilly Siberian winds blew at speeds of 45 kilometres per hour for the second consecutive day.

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According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) spokesperson Anjum Nazir, even stronger winds are expected to lash the city on Monday, which may result in a further drop in the temperature.

The Met Office forecast  that the ongoing cold wave is expected to continue till January 22.

The lowest temperature on the day was recorded at 14 degrees Celsius, while the highest was recorded at 23.7 degrees Celsius. The weather is expected to remain cold and dry today.


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