Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) released a weather update claiming that Karachi recorded the coldest day of the season on Sunday as the temperature dropped to 6°C in the metropolis.
The Met department said the area of Jinnah Terminal was the coldest spot in Karachi, where the temperature was recorded at 4.3°C.
According to the weather department, Cold and Dry weather is likely to prevail in the metropolis for the next couple of days.
Under this weather influence, the minimum temperature in Jinnah city may drop between 5 and 7 degrees Celsius, 1 to 3 degrees Celsius in Larkana, Qambar Shahdadkot, Kashmore, Shikarpur, Jacobabad, Jamshoro, Dadu, Nausheroferoze and Tharparker districts.
According to PMD, the temperature was recorded at 8.5 degrees at the PAF Faisal base, 7.5 degrees at the Masroor base, and 4.5 degrees in the northern part of the city at night.
PMD also forecasted that the weather will remain dry and cold for the next 24 hours, with winds blowing from the northeast at speeds of 10-12 kilometers per hour. It is also predicted that the severe cold weather will continue until 16th January 2023.
PMD reported that Sindh is currently experiencing a spell of chilly weather due to a westerly system that entered the province via Balochistan. In its weekly weather outlook, PMD stated that cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country, with specific areas experiencing fog and snowfall throughout the week.
It is to be mentioned here that the metropolis recorded its coldest night in the last 10 years when the mercury dropped to 5.6°C on 31st Dec 2021.