Karachi feels shivering cold as Mercury drops below 10° Celsius


KARACHI: The port city experiencing shivering cold weather the first time in this winter, as the mercury went down to single-digit with a minimum temperature of 9.5 degrees Celsius on Tuesday (today).

Skardu remained the coldest place in Pakistan with minimum temperature -13 degrees Celsius. Cold and dry weather prevails in Karachi with maximum temperature between 23-25 degrees Celsius, according to the weather report of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).

Siberian winds blowing from Quetta in the metropolis, while humidity in the morning will likely remain between 45-55 percent and 10-20 percent in the evening, the met office report said.

Dense fog is likely to prevail in most plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh while in few districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during the morning and night hours, which results in poor visibility on roads causing hardships for commuters.

Cold and dry weather is also expected in Balochistan while very cold in Quetta, Kalat, and Ziarat. The Northern Areas of Pakistan undergoing intense cold weather.

According to the weather report, the lowest minimum temperature was recorded in Skardu -13°Celsius, Gupis, Astore -09°Celsius, Kalat, Bagrote -07°C, Kalam -06°C, Parachinar, Gilgit -05°C, Quetta, Malamjabba -04°C and Hunza -03°Celsius.


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