Pakistan

Karachi in grip of hot weather as temperature is likely to rise

Hot winds from Balochistan are likely to blow during day while sea breeze may resume in evening

By  Uneeba Zameer Shah   |  
June 24, 2024
A large numbers of people are enjoying and cooling themselves during a hot weather of summer season, at sea view beach in Karachi on Sunday, September 24, 2023. — PPI

People in Karachi should keep themselves hydrated as the weather in the city is expected to become hotter, said the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Monday.

According to the Met Office, there is a possibility that the intensity of heat may increase with more humidity in the port city in the next 24 hours.

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Hot windsfrom the northwest of Balochistan are likely to blow during the day while sea breeze may resume in the evening.

Moreover, the mercury in Karachi is expected to hover between 38°C and 40°C while the minimum temperature was recorded at 30.5°C.

The sea breezes have currently stopped in Karachi while the humidity is at76%.

Weather experts predicted the arrival of monsoon season in Karachi in early July under “a medium-level pressure over the Arabian Sea” likely to be created on June 30.

A weather analyst told Geo News that a medium-level pressure is expected to be created over the Arabian Sea on June 30 which would result in the first spell of downpour to the port city in the first week of July.

The monsoon season will commence from June 27 to July 4 across Pakistan, whereas, the experts forecast “more than usual rains” in southern areas of Sindh, including Karachi this year.

However, the expert termed it a “long-term forecast” which could further change in future.


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