KARACHI: While most towns in the upper and central parts of the province remained in the grip of scorching heat on Thursday, the metropolis being a coastal city receiving relatively cool sea breeze remained pleasant with the highest temperature being 35 degrees Celsius two degrees less than Wednesday’s temperature, said a Met official.
The hottest place in the country was Dadu about 250 kilometres north of the Karachi where the mercury touched the mark of 46 degrees Celsius on the scale on Thursday.
Responding to Dawn queries the Met official said the minimum temperature recorded in the provincial capital on Thursday was 25 degrees Celsius and humidity a measure of the amount of moisture in the air was 61 per cent.
The weather in the city on Friday was expected to be hot and dry with the maximum temperature ranging between 34 and 36 degrees Celsius, said the official.
The maximum temperatures recorded in some of the towns was: Jacobabad 45 degrees Celsius; Nawabshah, Moenjodaro, Sukkur and Larkana 44 degrees and Hyderabad 41 degrees.
Courtesy : Dawn News