Karachi weather today update

11:03 AM | 8 Aug, 2023
Karachi weather today update
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KARACHI – People in country’s financial capital Karachi can expect light rain and drizzle today, coupled with partially cloudy and humid conditions.

The latest report shared by Pakistan Meteorological Department said the metropolis is likely to experience strong winds and drizzle near coastal areas. However, AccuWeather, and other weather forecasting services  have not shared rain forecast for Tuesday.

How high can Karachi’s temperature go?

The minimum temperature has been 27 degrees Celsius, while the maximum temperature may reach 31 degrees Celsius. The wind blowing from the southwest is expected to have a speed of 22 kilometers per hour, with a humidity ratio of over 80 percent, contributing to the overall sultry atmosphere.

The Max Ultraviolet UV Index is expected to be 3, which is moderate, while Cloud Cover is said to be around 85 percent with visibility to be around 5 km.

Karachi Air Quality

Karachi’s air quality worsened to 129 on Tuesday. Health effects can be immediately felt by sensitive groups. People can experience difficulty breathing and irritation with prolonged exposure.

Weather across Pakistan

In a fresh advisory, Met Office said the Somalian jet (LLJ) is approaching Sindh and coastal belt of Balochistan. Moist currents from Arabian Sea are penetrating in northeastern Punjab and Kashmir. While a shallow westerly wave is also present over the upper parts.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 20 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remained largely stable against US dollar and other currencies in the open market on February 20, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.05 for buying and 282.1 for selling.

On Tuesday, Euro stands at 301 for buying and 304 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.4 for buying, and 355.4 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.55 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.2.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 20 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.05 282.1
Euro EUR 301 304
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.4 355.4
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.55 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 180 182
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.12 751.12
Canadian Dollar CAD 206.5 208.5
China Yuan CNY 38.84 39.24
Danish Krone DKK 40.24 40.64
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.74 36.09
Indian Rupee INR 3.48 3.59
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 906.33 915.33
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.1 172.1
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 725.75 733.75
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 207
Swedish Korona SEK 26.85 27.15
Swiss Franc CHF 315.64 318.14
Thai Bhat THB 7.93 8.08


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