‘Freezing cold’ winds to hit Karachi in coming days

admin 10 January, 2023
Updated 2023/01/10 at 11:47 AM
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PMD forecasts temperature will drop below 5°C in port city between January 12 and 17 due to westerly system that entered Sindh via Balochistan

Karachiites have to brace themselves for some chilly weather as “freezing bloodless” winds are possibly to hit the port metropolis in the coming days, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) forecast on Tuesday.

A assertion issued via the country wide climate forecasting centre stated that a chilly wave will grip Karachi and other elements of the province between January 12 and 17, at some point of which the mercury might also drop as little as three°C.

The Met department referred to the entrance of a westerly system that entered the province through Balochistan because the source at the back of the cold winds.

As according to the PMD, temperatures in Karachi, Hyderabad, Thatta and Tando Muhammad Khan are probable to drop underneath five°C. Meanwhile, in Shaheed Benazirabad, Naushero Feroze, Khairpur, Sukkur, Ghotki, and Sanghar the temperature will contact three°C at some stage in this period.

Mercury stages inside the northern Sindh districts of Larkana, Kashmore, Jacobabad, Qambar Shahdadkot, and the southeastern district of Tharparkar will remain among 2-four°C.

PMD has forecast cold and dry climate in most components of the us of a and cloudy weather in western and upper districts over the next 24 hours.

Rain and snowfall in top components from Jan 11
According to the Met Dept, a westerly wave is possibly to go into North Balochistan this night and is probable to grip the higher elements the following day.

Under the influence of this weather machine, it introduced, rain/blizzard (isolated heavy fall) is expected in Quetta, Zhob, Barkhan, Ziarat, Nokkundi, Dalbandin, Harnai, Qilla Saifullah, Qilla Abdullah, Chaman, Muslim Bagh and Pishin on January 10 and 11.

Rain (moderate to remoted heavy snowstorm) is likewise expected in Murree, Galiyat, Kashmir (Neelum valley, Muzaffarabad, Poonch, Hattian, Bagh, Haveli, Sudhanoti, Kotli, Bhimber, Mirpur), Gilgit Baltistan (Diamir, Astore, Ghizer, Skardu, Hunza, Gilgit, Ghanche, Shigar), Chitral, Dir, Swat, Malakand, Kohistan, Mansehra and Abbottabad from 11th till 13th of this month.

Meanwhile, moderate rain is expected in Islamabad, Pothohar vicinity, Charsadda, Bajaur, Kurram, Waziristan, Kohat, Bannu, Karak, Peshawar, Nowshera, Swabi, Sargodha, Mianwali, Khushab, Bhakkar, Layyah, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Hafizabad, Sialkot, Narowal, Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahib, Kasur, Sahiwal, Okara and Lahore from January 11 until 13.

Light rain may additionally arise alongside the Makran coast, DI Khan, DG Khan, Muzaffargarh, Multan, Khanewal and Pakpattan on the 11th and twelfth.

PMD has additionally advised government concerned to stay alert for any untoward state of affairs in Balochistan in the course of the forecast length.

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