Extreme heat hits most parts of country

Our Correspondent

Sizzling heatwave restricted people’s outdoor movement on Sunday as bazaars and other crowded areas presented a deserted look especially between 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the city.

Despite, approaching Eid ul Azha, a limited number of people were seen in markets. Similarly, the shopkeepers were also found complaining about low commercial activities.

The mercury level was observed at 42.6 degrees centigrade. Likewise, the local Met office has forecast partly cloudy (PC) weather with chances of dust, rain, winds for the city and its suburbs during the next 24 hours.

On Sunday, maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded as 42.6 degrees centigrade and 32.8 degrees centigrade respectively.

The humidity was recorded 59 percent at 8 am and 36 percent at 5 pm. The sun will rise at 05:23 a.m. and set at 19:17 p.m. tomorrow.

An official of the Meteorological Department Peshawar here on Sunday predicted that the temperatures exceeded to 40 degrees in 6 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, He said that Timergara, Peshawar, Dera Ismail Khan, Bannu, Pathan and Darosh were in the grip of extreme heat.

The highest temperature of 42 degrees Celsius was recorded in Dera Ismail Khan, 41 degrees Celsius in Peshawar, Dorsh, Pathan and Timergarh during the last 24 hours, the official of the Meteorological Department said.

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