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Karachi weather: Rain chances drop, clear skies expected this weekend

06:04 PM | 20 Apr, 2024
Karachi Weather Forecast

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has provided an update on Karachi's weather forecast, indicating a significant decrease in the likelihood of rainfall. Initially predicted rainstorms with strong winds have diminished as the western winds exit Sindh, leaving the city under cloudy skies.

Chief Meteorologist Sardar Sarfraz mentioned that the rain system originating from Balochistan is shifting towards Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, suggesting potential heavy rains in these regions. Presently, Karachi records a temperature of 29 degrees Celsius with 52% humidity, accompanied by light westward winds blowing at 27 km/h. Forecasts from the Met Office anticipate clear weather in Karachi starting Saturday, with no rainfall anticipated for the upcoming week.

Previously, the Met Office had reported the entry of a potent westerly wave into the western regions of Pakistan on April 16, extending to Balochistan by April 17 and further to the upper parts by April 18. This weather system resulted in heavy rain and thunderstorms across various regions, including Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, upper Punjab, select areas of Sindh, Gilgit-Baltistan, and Kashmir.

Tragically, weather-related incidents, including lightning strikes, have claimed over 65 lives across Pakistan until April 17, as reported by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA). April's rainfall has exceeded historical averages, raising concerns over a potentially rising death toll in the coming days.

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Today Open Market Currency Rates in Pakistan - Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Riyal - 25 May 2024

      
Pakistani currency rates against US Dollar and other currencies on May 25, 2024 (Saturday) in open market.

USD to PKR rate today

US dollar was being quoted at 277.15 for buying and 280.15 for selling.

Euro moved down to 297 for buying and 300 for selling while British Pound rate is 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.15 and Saudi Riyal came down to 73.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 25 May 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 277.15 280.15
Euro EUR 297 300
UK Pound Sterling GBP 349.5 353
U.A.E Dirham AED 75.15 75.85
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.35 74.1
Australian Dollar AUD 183 184.8
Bahrain Dinar BHD 740.75 748.75
Canadian Dollar CAD 203 205
China Yuan CNY 38.47 38.87
Danish Krone DKK 40.52 40.92
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.68 36.03
Indian Rupee INR 3.35 3.46
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.57 916.57
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 59.39 59.99
New Zealand Dollar NZD 170.03 172.03
Norwegian Krone NOK 25.92 26.22
Omani Riyal OMR 723.64 731.64
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.42 77.12
Singapore Dollar SGD 203 205
Swedish Korona SEK 26.02 26.32
Swiss Franc CHF 304.75 307.25
Thai Bhat THB 7.67 7.82

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