Meteorological Department warns of heatstroke in Karachi
Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has warned about the possibility of heatstroke in Karachi.
PMD said that the temperature in Karachi is likely to reach 40 degrees Celsius during the day, which may exceed to 42 degrees Celsius.
Pakistan Meteorological department stated that the minimum temperature was recorded at 27.2 degrees Celsius while the humidity was recorded at 46 degrees Fahrenheit.
PMD has warned that the northwesterly winds will increase in the afternoon, after which the heat will intensify and westerly winds are blowing at a speed of 10 km per hour in the city while there is no possibility of rain.
According to the PMD, the heat wave in Karachi will continue till tomorrow, after which the heat wave will gradually begin to subside, another heat wave will affect the city from April 14 or 15.
The maximum temperature in Islamabad today is likely to be up to 37 degrees Celsius.
The weather is likely to be hot and dry in most of the districts of Punjab and Baluchistan while severe heat is expected in the southern districts.
Regarding heatstroke prevention, health experts said that citizens should take precautionary measures to avoid heat, drink as much water as possible, avoid going out in the sun and keep a wet towel on their head when going out in the sun.
According to experts, the risk of heatstroke increases in hot weather, so take care of yourself in this season.