Heatwave Persists in Most Parts of Pakistan

Wed May 22 2024
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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) forecasts a looming severe heat wave across most regions of the country on Wednesday, with temperatures expected to rise 4 to 6 degrees Celsius above average.  The PMD predicted very hot weather in most areas of Punjab, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It is said that Sindh, Balochistan, Kashmir and GB are expected to experience hot and dry weather. A cautionary advisory has also been issued for Sindh and Punjab, where temperatures are projected to be 4 to 6 degrees Celsius higher today, escalating further to 6 to 8 degrees higher from May 23 to 27.

Temperature of major cities recorded on Wednesday’s morning

Islamabad: 22 °C

Muzafarabad: 22 °C

Lahore: 30 °C

Karachi: 31 °C

Peshawar: 22 °C

Quetta: 16 °C

According to weather forecast for Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), partly cloudy and dry weather is likely in Srinagar, Pulwama, Leh, Shopian, Anantnag, and Baramula while hot and dry weather in Jammu.

Temperature recorded on Wednesday’s orning

Srinagar: 15 °C

Anantnag: 15 °C

Jammu: 21 °C



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