Hot, dry weather to prevail in Sindh, South Punjab

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KARACHI: Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country, while very hot in south Punjab and Sindh, warned Met Office on Tuesday.

It said that dust-thunderstorm and rain is expected at isolated places in Malakand, Hazara, Peshawar, Mardan, Kohat, Bannu, D.I.Khan, Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Multan divisions, Islamabad, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan during evening/night.

Karachi heatwave

The heat wave conditions will continue to prevail over Karachi city and would last till 4 May, it said.

During this period, the maximum temperatures would range in 40-42C.

The hot winds from north/northwest direction of 10-15kts are likely to dominate especially during day times.

Rainfall (mm) during Last 24 hrs:

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: D.I.Khan 05, Malamjabba, Balakot 01, Punjab: Sahiwal, Joharabad 03, Okara, Bhakkar 01.

Yesterday’s Highest Maximum Temperatures:

Mithi, Mirpur Khas 44°C, Sh. Benazirabad, Jacobabad, Padidan, Chhor 43°C, Labella, Karachi, Badin, Sukkur, Hyderabad, Thatta, Sukrand 42°C.