The weather body stated, “Due to a high pressure cell, the winds will take turn from southwesterly to northwesterly gradually which will bring hot and dry air mass to Karachi and other coastal areas cutting the sea breeze.”
“Day temperatures will gradually increase on Friday from 38C to 40C on Sunday and then it will start decreasing attaining the normal level on Wednesday. Winds will start blowing from the sea restoring the sea breeze,” PMD added.
Heatwave along with prolonged hours of power outages in the metropolis had claimed hundreds of lives last years. Sindh Government along with the city’s power distribution company K-Electric came under the criticism of the citizens over the deaths.
PMD has advised the citizens to stay under the shed during the day time and use maximum amount of water.
Meanwhile, mainly hot & dry weather is expected over most parts of the country in the next 24 hours. However, more rain-thunderstorm is expected at isolated places in Malakand, Hazara divisions, Gilgit-Baltistan, Kashmir and its adjoining hilly areas.
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However, hot & dry weather is expected over most parts of the country in the next 48 hours with very hot & dry weather likely in Sindh, Balochistan, Punjab and KP.