PMD forecasts rain in Karachi today

12:00 PM | 26 Nov, 2023
PMD forecasts rain in Karachi today

KARACHI – The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) forecasts more rain accompanied by thunder in Karachi today (Sunday), ushering in cooler weather for the city.

As per the Met Office, Karachi is likely to experience partly cloudy conditions in the upcoming 24 hours. The recorded lowest temperature stands at 18.4°C with a humidity level of 66%, while winds blowing from the northeast at around 20 kilometres per hour were reported.

Meteorologist Owais Haider indicated possibilities of drizzle and light rain throughout the day in Karachi. Haider mentioned an expected drop in temperature, reaching around 15°C, which will bring about a noticeable chill.

He also anticipated another rainy spell in December, although the weather might not be as cold as the previous year.

Yesterday, Karachi and various Sindh cities experienced cold weather with rain and hailstorms. Heavy rainfall was noted in areas like Gulshan Iqbal and Gulistan Johar in Karachi, while drizzles persisted in II Chundrigar Road, Saddar, Old City Area, Defence, Clifton, and nearby localities. These weather conditions led to power outages in several regions.

Hyderabad and its vicinity remained under cloudy skies throughout the day, witnessing light and heavy rainfall in areas like Latifabad, Jamshoro, and Thana Bula Khan.

Furthermore, Tharparkar, Umarkot, Badin, and Mirpurkhas are also anticipated to experience rain along with gusty winds.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 27 Feb 2024

Pakistani currency remains largely stable against US dollar in the open market on February 27, 2024 (Tuesday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.4 for buying and 282.3 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 351.5 for buying, and 355 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 76.7.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 27 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.4 282.3
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 351.5 355
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.2 75
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 742.91 750.91
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.56 40.96
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 905.46 914.46
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36
Omani Riyal OMR 725.54 733.54
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317 319.5
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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