A Short-Termed Mild Heat Wave is likely to Affect Coasts of Sindh & SE Balochistan from 25th May onward, later diminishing from Tuesday



A shallow westerly wave – accompanied with a weak cold front – is confronting Pakistan that will be followed by a relative ‘high pressure’, pushing dry air currents towards southern Pakistan, where a relative seasonal low pressure would be lying, amid Friday this week. Therefore anomaly, 3°C – 4°C rise in temperature is expected for coastal region.

Mostly hot and dry ‘seasonal weather’ is expected to prevail through out the country with some chances of isolated thunder-cloud activity at extreme upper Pakistan, mountainous regions of southern & eastern Balochistan, western Sindh-Punjab and plains adjoining those ranges.

Picture Courtesy: Samaa Digital

However a mild heat wave that would start effecting plains of Sindh, Punjab and NE Balochistan by this Sunday (26th May) will turn into long-termed intense heat wave in further next few days (till early June) hitting the highest temperatures around 47°C/48°C. Therefore a  proper heat advisory shall be issued sooner.

Following are the expected maximum temperatures [25th – 27th May]:

  • Karachi: 37°C – 39°C (outskirts may hit 41°C);

Winds: West/Northwest later turning Southwest (Sea winds)

  • Hyderabad: 43°C – 45°C
  • Thatta: 39°C – 41°C
  • Keti Bandar: 36°C – 37°C
  • Mithi: 42°C – 44°C
  • Sonmiani/Gadani: 38°C – 39°C

Karachi might witness varying high heat index (feel like temperature)

Short-Mild Heat Alert Issued For Coastal Sindh
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