Tuesday Jun 14 2022
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Karachi weather update: Drizzle expected over next 24 hours

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A representational image. — AFP/File
A representational image. — AFP/File

  • Met office forecasts weather will remain humid, partly cloudy today.
  • There is a chance of drizzling at night or early morning.
  • PMD’s official says first spell of pre-monsoon rainfall likely to begin from June 22 or 23.

KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) forecast on Tuesday light drizzle in the metropolis in the next 24 hours, Geo News reported.

The Met Office forecast that the weather will remain hot, humid and partly cloudy in the port city, with a chance of drizzling at night or early morning.

In its daily briefing, the PMD said that the minimum temperature was recorded at 28.5 degrees Celsius in the early hours today (Tuesday) while the maximum temperature over the course of the day will likely be between 34 to 36 degrees Celsius, it added.

Meanwhile, humidity has been recorded at 75%, while winds are blowing from the southwest at 18 kmph.

First spell of pre-monsoon rainfall

On Monday, PMD’s Chief Meteorologist Dr Sardar Sarfaraz had said that Karachi is likely to receive the first spell of pre-monsoon rainfall on June 22 or 23.

He said that Karachi is expected to receive light to moderate showers in this period.

“Monsoon downpours are expected to formally start in Karachi in end-June or in the initial days of July [this year],” he said, adding the country is likely to receive 10% to 30% more rains this year as compared to the previous seasons.