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Karachi temperature may hit 40 degrees in next 24 hours

09:58 PM | 6 May, 2024
Karachi temperature may hit 40 degrees in next 24 hours
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The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) forecasts a continued spell of hot weather in Karachi this week, with the port city already experiencing scorching temperatures reaching 36°C on Monday.

Karachi residents endured sweltering conditions today, and the heat is expected to intensify over the next 24 hours, with temperatures climbing from 36°C to 38°C. The heat index, or "feels like" temperature, is anticipated to reach 40°C to 42°C during peak daytime hours, according to the Met department.

Currently, Karachi is under the influence of continental air from the western side, with winds blowing at 14km per hour and humidity levels at 67%.

A weather analyst has forecasted a persistent heatwave in Karachi throughout the week, with temperatures fluctuating between 35°C and 37°C, possibly rising to 40°C over the weekend. Light winds from the west and southwest are expected during this period, with humidity levels ranging from 40% to 50% during peak sunlight hours and increasing to 80% at night.

Karachi residents can expect continued high temperatures with minor daily variations until the onset of monsoon rains.

The daily weather forecast indicates prevailing continental air over most parts of the country. Dry weather is expected in many regions on Monday, although isolated areas in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) may experience partly cloudy conditions with light rain or thunderstorms.

Similar weather conditions are anticipated on Tuesday, with daytime temperatures gradually rising in plain areas.

The PMD reported the highest maximum temperatures in Sindh, with Jacobabad recording 46°C and Mohenjo Daro and Dadu reaching 45°C.

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Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 16 June 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on June 16, 2024 (Sunday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.5 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro's buying rate stands at 296 and selling rate is 299 while British Pound rate is 349.7 for buying, and 353.25 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 74.80 and Saudi Riyal at 72.80.

Currency Rates in Pakistan

Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.50 280.65
Euro EUR 296 299
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.7 353.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 74.8 75.6
Saudi Riyal SAR 72.8 73.55
Australian Dollar AUD 182 184
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.18 749.18
Canadian Dollar CAD 204 206
China Yuan CNY 38.43 38.83
Danish Krone DKK 40.18 40.58
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.66 36.01
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.9 1.98
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 909.34 909.34
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.3 59.9
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.79 172.79
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.97 26.27
Omani Riyal OMR 723.88 731.88
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203.65 205.65
Swedish Korona SEK 26.4 26.7
Swiss Franc CHF 311.9 314.4
Thai Bhat THB 7.58 7.73

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