Karachi’s weather turned pleasant as the persisting heat spell broke due to light and heavy showers in various areas.
Karachi’s several areas received moderate to heavy showers later in the day.
These areas include Sarjani, Malir, Saadi Town, Gulshan-e-Hadeed, Gulshan-e-Iqbal and Nazimabad.
The financial hub of the city II Chundrigar Road, Saddar, Liyari and MA Jinnah Road also received rain.
Chief Meteorologist of Pakistan Meteorological Department has said that the low pressure in the Arabian Sea near Karachi has changed into a cyclonic storm.
A moderate heat wave condition is likely to continue till tomorrow in Karachi and other parts of southern Sindh.
Maximum temperature in Karachi is likely to range between 37 – 39ºC during next two days.
Hot and humid weather is expected in most parts of the country.
However, rains/wind-thunderstorm is expected at Mirpur Khas, Hyderabad division in Sindh and Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Hazara divisions, Islamabad and Kashmir.
According to earlier weather reports, a Deep Depression in the east central and adjoining northeast Arabian Sea has finally changed into a cyclone on Monday morning.
Yesterday, the Tropical Cyclone Warning Center of the Met Department had informed that the low pressure Area over east central and adjoining Northeast Arabian Sea has intensified into a Depression and lay centered around Latitude 19.8°N and longitude 69.4°E, about 610 km Southeast of Karachi.
The met office had predicted that the cyclone will move westward to Oman coast and none of Pakistan coastal area was under any threat from this cyclonic system.
The weather department had advised the fishermen of Sindh not to venture into deep sea during the next few days.