PMD issues heatwave alert for Karachi between May 1st and 3rd
KARACHI: Pakistan Metrological Department (PMD) issued a heatwave alert for Karachi between May 1st and 3rd.
As per details, the mercury is expected to rise up to 40 to 42 C during the day times.
According to PMD, “The maximum temperature of the city would range in 40-42 C during these days. Winds flow will be from North/Northwest during daytimes and would range to a speed of five nautical miles”.
The PMD has also advised the citizens to take precautionary measures to avoid any mishap.
It is pertinent to mention here that several people die every year due to the heat wave in the metropolis.
A heat stroke is a condition marked by fever and often by unconsciousness. It is caused by the failure of the body’s temperature-regulating mechanism when exposed to excessively high temperatures. The recent heat wave across Sindh has taken many lives and caused heat-related injuries as well.