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Karachi breaks 10-year record with 45 degrees scorching heat

KARACHI: Karachi faced its hottest day in a decade on Saturday with the temperature touching a 10-year record of 45 degrees Celsius, the meteorological department said.

A spokesman for the meteorological department said that the heat-wave is likely to continue on Sunday (June 21), which will be the longest day of the year.

The city is expected to receive rainfall on Monday

By GEO ENGLISH
June 20, 2015
KARACHI: Karachi faced its hottest day in a decade on Saturday with the temperature touching a 10-year record of 45 degrees Celsius, the meteorological department said.

A spokesman for the meteorological department said that the heat-wave is likely to continue on Sunday (June 21), which will be the longest day of the year.

The city is expected to receive rainfall on Monday and Tuesday, said Ghulam Rasool, the director-general of the meteorological department.

The highest ever recorded temperature in Karachi was 47.8 degrees Celsius, recorded in May, 1938.