pakistan
Saturday Dec 18 2021
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Web Desk

Karachi braves coldest night of the year

By
Web Desk
A woman and a girl sit on a deserted road on cold night in Karachi. Photo: Reuters
A woman and a girl sit on a deserted road on cold night in Karachi. Photo: Reuters
  • Minimum temperature in Karachi dropped to 9°C last night, says Met Dept.
  • Cold and dry weather likely to persist in metropolis for the next 24 hours.
  • Light winds will blow from the northeast at 11 kilometres per hour, says Met Dept. 


Karachi recorded the coldest night of the year Friday as the minimum temperature dropped to 9°C, said the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).

Cold and dry weather is likely to persist in the metropolis for the next 24 hours, with the temperature expected to stay in the 8-10°C range, said the PMD. 

Meanwhile, light winds will blow from the northeast at 11 kilometres per hour as the weather pattern shifts.

According to the PMD, humidity was reported at 36% on the night of December 17, 2021.

The sky will remain partly cloudy and the possibilities of winter rain and precipitation have nearly disappeared as cold winds intensify.

The coldest place in the country during the last 24 hours was Skardu, reporting a minimum temperature of -15°C, followed by Quetta with -8°C,-9°C in Kalat,-5°C in Malam Jabba and Skardu, and -4°C in Abbottabad and Dir.

In Islamabad, the minimum temperature recorded  was -1°C, while Lahore reported an 11°C temperature.