Mercury set to soar around 44 degrees in Karachi

  • The temperature in Karachi averages up to 36 degrees in the month of October

KARACHI – The temperature is expected to swell further in Karachi from today (Saturday), weather experts have warned.

The Pakistan Meteorological Department forecasted that the temperature is likely to cross 44 degrees Celsius starting tomorrow and severe weather is expected to prevail for the next five to six days.

The temperature forecast suggests an unusual change in climate for the metropolis as according to records from the past 30 years, the temperature in the city averages up to 36 degrees in the month of October.

According to Met Director Abdul Rasheed, the sea breeze, which normally keeps Karachi temperature in check, is expected to change directions, resulting in an increase in the mercury.