KARACHI: According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the current cold wave in Karachi is predicted to worsen over the next two days, with temperatures dropping to as low as 8 degrees Celsius.
According to the Met Office, the city’s minimum temperature on Sunday night was 9 degrees Celsius, and visibility near Karachi airport was limited to roughly 2.5 kilometres due to fog this morning.
Currently, the city is affected by northwestern winds blowing at a speed of 5 kilometres per hour, while the humidity level in the atmosphere stands at 90%.
As per the latest weather update issued by the PMD, the temperature in the city is expected to remain between 8 and 10 degrees Celsius over the next two days.
In a statement, the Met Office said, “Cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country, while very cold in hilly areas today.”
However, rains with snowfall are expected in upper areas of the country, including Gilgit-Baltistan and Kashmir.
On Tuesday, cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country, while very cold in hilly areas, said the PMD.