Weather alert: Temperature to soar in Karachi as winds from Balochistan intensify heat

Karachi continues to experience hot and humid weather, with temperatures to climb 39 degrees Celsius

News Desk June 23, 2024

Karachi continues to experience hot and humid weather, with temperatures potentially expected to climb up to 39 degrees Celsius, according to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD). 

Northwest winds from Balochistan are influencing the city's weather, while intense heat is expected to persist through Saturday and Sunday nights.

Today, Karachi's minimum temperature is 31 degrees Celsius, with humidity levels recorded at 71%. Monday could see temperatures rise further to 40 degrees Celsius, adding another degree of heat.

Areas surrounding the city and its suburbs may experience light showers. 

Read Sindh endured prolonged heatwaves, record-breaking temperatures in May

Previously, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecasted thunderstorms and rain in the Karachi suburbs on June 22, with temperatures expected to exceed 38°C over the next three days.

According to details, cities including Larkana, Shikarpur, Shahdadkot, and Jacobabad in Sindh province have already received thunderstorms, bringing much-needed relief from the intense heat.

However, Larkana experienced severe storms and rain, leading to power outages and flooding in low-lying areas.

Despite these weather changes, hot and dry conditions prevailed in most districts of the province over the last 24 hours. Dadu recorded the highest temperature at 46°C, followed by Mohenjo-Daro at 45°C.






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