Pakistan to face extreme heat wave
The scorching heat has gripped the country, causing heatwaves in many parts of the country.
The Pakistan Meteorological Department [PMD] said that Karachi will not be affected by the heatwave, however, the heat will be intense on May 13 and 14 during which the temperature is likely to be between 38 to 40 degrees Celsius.
According to the meteorological department, the temperature is expected to reach 50 degrees in some parts of Sindh, 49 degrees in Sibi, 46 to 48 degrees in Jacobabad, Dadu, Larkana and Sukkur, 45 degrees in Multan, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan and Dera Ghazi Khan. The highest temperature in the country was recorded in Jacobabad on Tuesday at 47 degrees Celsius.
The Meteorological Department has forecast above-average heat wave in Punjab and Balochistan besides Upper and Central Sindh.
Medical experts have instructed citizens not to leave their homes unnecessarily.