KARACHI – Sultry weather is expected in most districts in the country’s southeastern region including the provincial capital Karachi, while gusty and dust-raising winds are also likely in the evening.
As the city of over 20 million will face partly cloudy weather, Met Office has predicted chances of light rain/drizzle with gusty winds in coastal areas.
The minimum temperature of the provincial capital is likely to be recorded at 29°C, while the maximum will be 32°C.
The Max Ultraviolet UV Index is expected to be 3, which is moderate, and wind blew at over 30km/h.
The Cloud Cover is said to be over 88 percent with visibility to be around 5 km.
Karachi’s air quality was recorded at 129 on Thursday, which was said to be unhealthy for human beings. Health effects can be immediately felt by sensitive groups. People can experience difficulty breathing and irritation with prolonged exposure.
In the fresh advisory, Met Office said weak moist currents from Arabian Sea are penetrating in central and upper parts of the country.
Hot and humid weather is expected in most parts of the country. However, rain-wind/thundershower is expected in northeast Punjab, the Potohar region, Islamabad, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and Kashmir.
It said gusty, and dust-raising winds are likely in central and southern parts of the country during afternoon.
Hot and humid weather prevailed over most parts of Pakistan in last 24 hours while rain-thundershower occurred at isolated places in northeast Punjab and Kashmir.
Pakistani rupee continued its momentum against the US dollar, and orther currencies in the open market on Thursday, as the local currency also improved in the inter-bank market.
On Thursday, the US dollar moved down and was being quoted at 283.2 for buying and 286.15 for selling.
Euro comes down to 308 for buying and 311 for selling. British Pound rate dropped to 358.5 for buying, and 362 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED witnessed slight drop and new rate stands at 77.4 whereas the Saudi Riyal remained stable at 76.
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||358.5||362|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.41||36.76|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||174.54||176.54|
Gold price in Pakistan remained under pressure as the yellow metal moved down despite an upward trend in the international market.
On Thursday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,100 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,130.
Single tola of 22 Karat Gold costs Rs199,000, 21 karat rate for per tola is Rs189,960 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,825.00 for each tola.
In the global market, gold prices hover at around $2026, gaining $8.30 on Thursday.
Today Gold Price in Pakistan (4 September 2023)
|Lahore||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Karachi||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Quetta||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Attock||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Multan||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,100||PKR 2,565|