Extreme cold weather kills two teachers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

02:28 PM | 9 Jan, 2024
Extreme cold weather kills two teachers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Source: representational picture

PESHAWAR – As parts of Pakistan are grappling with freezing weather, concerns are rising over deaths of two teachers. 

Pakistan is witnessing the coldest January temperatures in recent years, with parts of northwestern region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa recording below freezing temperature.

As extreme weather badly disrupted daily life, it also caused deaths in some regions as two teachers died due to cold in the province.

Reports in local media said a teacher of Secondary School succumbed to cold in Kichi Payand, DI Khan. The man first went unconscious due to severe cold, and was rushed to hospital but he could not survive.

The second incident was reported in Mardan where a school teacher fell on ground after reaching on his bike. The man reportedly died on the spot. 

Amidst frosty winter conditions, KP Education Department announced extending winter holidays for all public and private educational institutions but teachers are visiting schools for training ahead of elections.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 18 May 2024 Forex Rates

Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 18, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.35 for selling.

Euro stands at 297 for buying and 299.5 for selling while British Pound rate is 348.5 for buying, and 352 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.25 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.50.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 18 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.4 280.35
Euro EUR 297 299.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 348.5 352
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.25 76
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.5 74.25
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 747.77 755.77
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.49 38.89
Danish Krone DKK 40.25 40.65
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.96 36.31
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.44
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 913.28 922.28
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.69 59.29
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.45 171.45
Norwegians Krone NOK 25.67 25.97
Omani Riyal OMR 730.59 738.59
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.41 77.11
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 25.67 25.97
Swiss Franc CHF 309.01 311.51
Thai Bhat THB 7.57 7.72


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