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Pakistan

Web Desk
July 17, 2020

Karachi heat breaks city's 62-year record of July temperatures

Pakistan

Web Desk
Fri, Jul 17, 2020
According to the Met office's 30-year records, the average temperature in the month of July was 33.3°C. AFP/Rizwan Tabassum/Files

KARACHI: Heat in Pakistan's southern port city broke a 62-year record as the hottest day during the month of July was recorded on Friday, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said.

Karachi last recorded a temperature of 42.2°C on July 3, 1958, according to the PMD.

The Met office further noted that according to its 30-year records, the average temperature in the month of July was 33.3°C.