KARACHI: The Met department has warned that the heatwave currently gripping Sindh may become severe again from Wednesday (today) onwards with temperature soaring to 40-42 degrees Celsius in Karachi, Thatta and Badin.

Daytime maximum temperatures may rise to 48-50°C in Dadu, Jacobabad, Larkana, Sukkur, Khairpur, Nawabshah, Shikarpur, Qambar Shahdadkot and Ghotki districts while 44-46°C in Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, Umerkot, Sanghar and Tharparker districts.

The maximum temperature recorded on Tuesday in Karachi was 41°C with 33 per cent relative humidity.

The Met Office recorded maximum temperature in Jacobabad and Shaheed Benazirabad (47.5°C), followed by Dadu (46°C), Moenjodaro, Sakrand and Larkana (45.5°C), Hyderabad and Padidan (45°C), Khairpur (45.4°C), Sukkur (43.5°C), Mithi (43°C), Chorr (42.5°C), Mirpurkhas (42°C), Badin (40.5°C) and Thatta (39°C).

Published in Dawn, May 18th, 2022

Opinion

Editorial

Skyrocketing prices
Updated 03 Jul, 2022

Skyrocketing prices

Some sellers are seeking to take advantage of the prevailing disorder by creating artificial shortages or jacking up prices.
Flooding alert
03 Jul, 2022

Flooding alert

THE Gilgit-Baltistan government has issued an alert about the possible flooding of areas along river banks and...
Assaulting journalists
03 Jul, 2022

Assaulting journalists

ANOTHER day, another citizen roughed up for speaking his mind. The assault on veteran journalist Ayaz Amir by...
Uncertainty remains in Punjab
Updated 02 Jul, 2022

Uncertainty remains in Punjab

With the latest verdict, the judiciary seems to have unintentionally entered the political arena, which is not desirable.
Turbulence in tech
02 Jul, 2022

Turbulence in tech

THE party seems to have cooled considerably for the Pakistani start-up scene. With some of the world’s biggest...
Environmental cost
02 Jul, 2022

Environmental cost

THE collective impact of climate-disaster-health hazards are already taking a huge toll on Pakistan’s fragile...