Temperature can drop below 6 degrees Celsius in Karachi as a new western system has entered the country, said Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) spokesperson Khalid Malik on Saturday.
He said Karachi would experience strong winds, blowing at 50 kilometres per hour, starting from Sunday (today) under the affect of the new system.
"Mercury can drop below 6 degrees Celsius, breaking a seven-year record," he said, adding that a temperature reading of 6 degrees Celsius was recorded in the city in 2013. He further stated that another western system was expected to enter the country from January 6 to 7.
According to the PMD, on Saturday, minimum temperature in the city was recorded at 10.5 degrees Celsius and maximum at 27.5 degrees Celsius.
The weather is expected to remain cold and dry today (Sunday) and the temperature is likely to drop 8 degrees Celsius.
Published in The Express Tribune, December 27th, 2020.
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