Today was the hottest day of the five-day heatwave in Karachi. At 2 pm, the mercury touched 43.6 degrees Celsius.
According to the Meteorological Department, the direction of hot and dry winds from the north-east has changed and now the winds have started blowing from the south.
The southerly winds continued to blow at a speed of 14 km per hour, due to which the temperature began to drop and the temperature dropped from 44 degrees to 42 degrees, the humidity in the air is 14 per cent.
The first heatwave in the city started on March 30 and today was the hottest day. By 2 pm, the temperature reached 43.6 degrees.
Meteorological Department said that the normal average temperature in April is 34.7 degrees Celsius. Earlier, on April 14, 1947, the highest temperature ever recorded was 44.4 degrees Celsius.
The temperature in April 2002 was recorded at 43.4 degrees Celsius, the Meteorological Department added.