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Karachi continues to reel under sizzling heat

KARACHI: The hot weather persisted in the provincial capital on Thursday as the temperature is expected to reach around 40 degrees centigrade, weather experts warned. The port city is under grip of hot weather conditions for last six days.   The predicted maximum temperature for Thursday is 41 degrees centigrade with a minimum temperature of 23 degrees centigrade, according to international weather forecasting website. Three-decade heat record in October shattered The maximum temperature in the month of October…

Karachi likely to face five-day heat wave, says MET office

KARACHI: The city is expected to experience a five-day heat wave from today (Saturday) as the temperature is likely to reach 40 degrees centigrade, weather experts warned. According to the spokesperson of the Pakistan Meteorological department –Abdul Rashid – the sea breeze along the coastline of Pakistan would be reduced due to the low pressure in the Arabian Sea off the Indian coast. “The onshore breeze usually keeps the temperature mild, as result of any change in direction will consequence in a rise in…

Met office predicts rainfall in parts of country

KARACHI: Hot and dry spell is likely to continue in most parts of the country with some places to receive light and heavy rainfall during the next twenty four hours owing to moist current from the Arabian sea penetrating the upper and central parts of the country, said an official of the meteorological department. According to the Met office forecast, moist currents from the Arabian sea are penetrating the upper and central parts of the country and westerly wave is expected to affect the country from Monday (evening) and…

Scorching heat spell continues to hit plains of the country

KARACHI: The blazing sun continued to torment the plains of Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan, creating a record for the highest-ever temperature in Pangur district in seven years. According to the meteorological department, the ongoing heat spell will persist in most of the plains of the country to test endurance of the people, except for Lahore which is expected to receive light showers today. Malakand, Hazara, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Islamabad, Fata and some parts of Kashmir have also been forecasted to receive gales…