Karachi (Web Desk) The latest spell of heatwave in Karachi begins on Tuesday (today) as the mercury will hit to the maximum temperature of 43 degree Celsius, weather experts said in a forecast.
The scorching weather will continue for three days till Thursday.
The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), had in an advisory on Sunday, predicted another heat wave in the city.
The weather alert issued by the PMD had said that the residents of the city are likely to experience hot to very hot weather from Tuesday to Thursday. The maximum temperature is expected to remain between the range of 40 to 44 degrees Celsius during the three-day spell.
The weather alert issued by the PMD attributed the expected rise in temperature due to change in the direction of cool and humid sea breeze and continental winds from the northwest.
Today, the peak day of this new heat wave, the temperature is expected to touch to 43 degrees Celsius. The evening time humidity is expected to remain between 10 to 20 percent.
The weather department had warned the city authorities to ensure arrangements to save lives during the hot to very hot weather spell.