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Thursday January 27, 2022

Karachi weather update: Cold wave may grip city in next few days

Mercury may drop by 2-3 degrees Celsius in Karachi in next few days, predicts Met Office

By Web Desk
December 02, 2021
Mercury may drop to 2-3 degrees Celsius in Karachi in next few days, predicts met office
Mercury may drop to 2-3 degrees Celsius in Karachi in next few days, predicts met office 

KARACHI: The Pakistan Metrological Department (PMD) has warned that a cold wave is likely to grip Karachi in the next few days.

PMD Director Sardar Sarfaraz said that light rain is expected in different parts of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on December 5 and 6 while snowfall is predicted in hilly areas of the country during the two days.

Talking about the upcoming cold wave in Karachi, the met official said that mercury may drop  by 2-3 degrees Celsius during the next few days in the metropolis.

As per the daily weather forecast issued by the PMD, mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country today. 

However, smog is likely to prevail in plain areas of Punjab during night hours.

Continental air is prevailing over most parts areas of the country while a westerly wave is likely to enter upper parts of the country on Saturday and may persist till Monday morning, it added.