Karachi is likely to receive another heatwave from 17th to 22nd May.
Met department predicts that Karachi can receive a maximum temperature of 42 degrees Celsius because of heatwave if the sea breezes stop during the day.
PMD Director Sardar Sarfaraz said that hot winds blowing from the desert areas in the northwest can cause an increase in temperature. However, the weather may remain cooler in the evening and at night.
Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country on Friday (today). However, rain wind-thunderstorm is expected in Upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir during evening/night.
The maximum temperature recorded in Karachi was 35 degrees Celsius today. Humidity recorded was 75 percent.
Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country on Saturday (tomorrow). However, rain wind-thunderstorm is expected in Upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.
Rain wind-thunderstorm occurred in districts of Punjab, Kashmir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, upper Sindh, Gilgit-Baltistan and Islamabad in the last 24 hours. Weather remained dry elsewhere in the country.
Rainfall (mm): Punjab: Islamabad (Bokra 105, ZP 83, Saidpur, Golra 51, AP 36), Rawalpindi (Shamsabad 86, Chaklala 71), Murree 78, Chakwal 33, Attock 29, Narowal 19, Kasur 08, Okara 06, Lahore (AP 04, City 02), Sialkot (AP 04, City 01), D.G.Khan 04, Sahiwal, Khanewal, Faisalabad 03, Gujrat 02, M.B.Din, Jhelum, T.T.Singh, Gujaranwala, Bhakkar, Layyah, Khanupur 01, Kashmir: Muzaffarabad (AP 49, City 34), Garhidupatta 48, Rawalakot 40, Kotli 38, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Kakul 42, Balakot 29, Cherat 26, Malamjabba 21, Dir (Lower 18, Upper 17), Saidu Sharif 18, Tahktbai 16, Mirkhani, Kalam 14, D.I.Khan 09, Parachinar 07, Chitral 05, Peshawar (City 02, AP 01), Gilgit-Baltistan: Bagrote 08, Gupis 04, Bunji, Astore 03, Gilgit, Skardu 01, Sindh: Sukkur 07, Rohri 02, Balochistan: Barkhan 01.
Yesterday’s Recorded highest Maximum Temperature’s (°C): Turbat 42°C, Mithi and Shaheed Benazirabad 41°C.