- Karachi recorded its final lowest temperature earlier than this at 5.5°C in 2008.
- Dry and chilly climate anticipated to prevail within the metropolis through the subsequent 24 hours.
- PMD predicts chilly wave for the following eight to 10 days in port metropolis
KARACHI: The chilly wave in Karachi is predicted to final for one more eight to 10 days, the Pakistan Meteorological Division stated Saturday, a day after the port metropolis froze within the coldest evening it has skilled in 12 years.
The brand new 12 months dawned with the coldest evening within the final 12 years when mercury dropped to five.6°C on the evening between Thursday and Friday.
“Last time, mercury had dropped below 6°C in 2008 when 5.5 degrees Celsius was recorded in the month of January,” Sindh Chief Meteorological Officer Sardar Sarfraz was quoted as saying by The Information.
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The climate division stated dry and chilly climate is predicted to prevail within the subsequent 24 hours.
Winds from the north are blowing at a velocity of 9km per hour.
The coldest evening of Karachi in 10 years
On Friday, the residents of Karachi struggled to maintain themselves heat because the temperature dropped to five.6°C, breaking the 10-year document for the bottom temperature within the metropolis.
In keeping with particulars from the PMD, the bottom temperature within the metropolis was recorded within the 12 months 2014 when the temperature fell to six.5°C.
A day earlier, the Met Workplace stated the chilly wave in Karachi would possibly final until Sunday, which was earlier anticipated to finish on Thursday.
In keeping with the Met division spokesperson, the temperature will hover between 7°C and 9°C within the coming days.