KARACHI: The cold wave is likely to continue for two more days in the metropolis, said the Met Office on Sunday.

“A severe cold wave has gripped the whole province and is likely to continue for the next two to three days with day and night temperatures to remain 8-10°C below normal,” according to an advisory issued by the Met Office.

It said minimum temperature in the city on early Sunday morning dropped to 13 degrees Celsius as cold northwesterly winds blew during most part of the day. The maximum wind speed recorded was 12km per hour.

The Met department has forecast dry, sunny and cold weather for Karachi over the next two days with minimum temperature ranging between 10-12°C on Monday and 12-14°C on Tuesday.

The lowest minimum temperature recorded in the province was 1°C in Mohenjodaro followed by Mithi, where minimum temperature dropped to 3°C.

Published in Dawn, March 4th, 2024

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