Temperature on the rise in different cities
LAHORE (Dunya News) – Temperature is on the rise in different cities with Okara topping the heat with 40 degrees Celsius while Lahore stands at 34°C, Dunya News reported Monday.
According to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), dry and hot weather will maintain its course in different cities in the coming days. Temperature is likely to hit 47°C in Sindh’s Dadu and Nawabshah. However, weather in Karachi will remain dry and hot in coming 24 hours.
Karachi temperature will remain between 36°C to 38°C according to the department concerned.
Sukkur, Jacobabad and Larkana will have maximum temperature of 44°C–45°C today. Hyderabad’s mercury will rise up to 44°C while that in Badin and Mirpur Khas to 43°C.
Earlier in April, two locals had lost their lives as temperature soared in Sindh’s capital. The deceased belonged to Manghopir and Orangi Town areas of the metropolis.
Seven persons were affected due to hot weather last month. Two of them were rushed to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.
According to an estimate nearly 1,200 people had died due to severe heat stroke last year.
Source: DunyaNews. Date: 2 May 2016