“Strong heat wave” that prevailed over it is predicted that central and upper Sindh will take over the entire province, including Karachi. for almost a week since May 11 with in maximum temperatures are predicted to be over 40 degrees Celsius in This was reported by the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD). on Sunday.
In its heat wave bulletin, the Department of Meteorology reported that weather in metropolis would remain hot next week, forecasting a heat wave may last until May 16th.
” maximum temperature in Karachi may rise up to 40°С and more May 12th and 14th.
He predicted that the temperature in in city most likely to be in in range between 35°C and 38°C from May 9th to 10th until intensified by May 11th to 12th.
PMD also predicted “extreme heat” in other parts of province, speaking daytime maximum temperature in The districts of Dadu, Sukkur, Larkana, Jakobabad, Shaheed Benazirabad (Nawabshah), Naushero Feroz, Khairpur, Shikarpur and Gotki will rise up to 46-48°С.
Till in In the districts of Jamshoro, Hyderabad, Badin, Thatta, Mirpurkhas and Umerkot, the maximum temperature during this period can reach 45 °C.
The department warned that hot and dry conditions could cause stress on crops, vegetables and orchards, and increase energy demand.
This is also advised public to avoid stay in the sun as much as possible, especially during the peak hours (from 11:00 to 16:00).
A day ago, leading climate scientists said the devastating heatwave that has swept Pakistan and India over in last two months were unprecedented, but worse – perhaps much worse – was on horizon as climate change continues at a rapid pace.
“This heat wave is probably kill thousands,” said Robert Rode, lead scientist climate on Berkeley Earth science research non-commercial.