Port city to remain hot, humid today

1686547265 Port city to remain hot humid today
People bathing in a canal to cool themselves during extreme heat wave in Karachi on May 11, 2022. — Online
Folks bathing in a canal to chill themselves throughout excessive warmth wave in Karachi on Might 11, 2022. — On-line

The Pakistan Meteorological Division (PMD) mentioned Monday that Karachi is prone to stay scorching and humid at present, with most temperatures rising to 39°C to 41°C.

“The mercury reached 34°C in Karachi within the morning,” the division mentioned.

In keeping with the climate forecast division, the port metropolis’s climate is being influenced by the unpredictable cyclone Biparjoy — which is prone to hit the coastlines of Sindh on June 15.

Whereas the utmost temperature within the metropolis is prone to be 39°C to 41°C, the minimal temperature was recorded at 30°C, the forecast additional added.

“The share of humidity within the air is 41%,” the division mentioned, including that the pace of the wind blowing from the southeast is 18kmph (kilometres per hour).

Moreover, Dr Sardar Sarfaraz — the chief meteorologist of PMD in Sindh — mentioned that the potential of heavy rainfall in a single spell can’t be dominated out.

“50-60mm (millimetres) or extra of rain is anticipated in Karachi, he mentioned, including that the depth of storms is rising as a consequence of local weather change.

“It could take 3-4 days for Biparjoy’s depth to subside after it hits,” he predicted.

The climate division additional shared that through the subsequent twelve hours, very popular and humid climate is anticipated in most components of the nation.

Nevertheless, mud with thunderstorms and rain with remoted hailstorms are possible in Kashmir, Higher Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, North East Balochistan, and decrease Sindh.

In the meantime, Thatta, Sajawal, Badin, and Mirpurkhas might obtain 200-300mm of rain, the chief meteorologist mentioned.