The Pakistan Metrological Division (PMD) on Sunday issued a sizzling and humid climate forecast for Karachi until Sept 14, predicting that temperatures may rise as much as 39 levels Celsius.
In its climate outlook, the PMD stated, “yesterday’s low over Rajasthan has shifted to east with its trough extending westwards.”
In consequence, remoted rains, together with thunderstorms, have been more likely to happen in Tharparkar, Umerkot, Sanghar and Badin, it stated.
In the meantime, Karachi would expertise sizzling and humid climate, with the minimal temperature anticipated to be 26°C whereas the utmost temperature may go as much as 39 levels Celsius.
Sindh skilled its first heatwave of the season on the finish of March, adopted by a second in April throughout which the temperature within the metropolis soared to 43.6°C.
Based on the Met division, it was the hottest day of April in 18 years in Karachi, which skilled heatwave-like situations for nearly per week.
Town once more skilled hot weather in Might underneath the affect of the cyclonic storm Tauktae when the temperature rose to 43.5°C.
In 2015, Karachi skilled the deadliest heatwave Pakistan had seen in over 50 years.
Beginning June 19 that 12 months, the coastal metropolis witnessed sweltering warmth that continued for greater than 5 days and in its wake left over 1,200 folks lifeless and 40,000 affected by heatstroke and warmth exhaustion.