Karachi likely to experience heat wave this week: Met Dept

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The Director of Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) Sardar Sarfaraz Monday said that the weather in Karachi is likely to remain hot and humid for the next three to four days and temperatures may touch 38°C to 40°C.

PMD director added that low pressure in the Bay of Bengal has turned into a depression, which may worsen with time and turn into a deep depression.

The deep depression is likely to cause rains in South Punjab and Upper and Lower Sindh, Sardar Sarfaraz added.

Under the influence of the system, rains are expected in Karachi after September 18, however, a hot and humid climate will prevail before that.

Monsoon to end later than usual International Forecasting Manager at AccuWeather, Jason Nicholls, has forecasted that the monsoon season in Pakistan and India may end late this year.

Nicholls informed that a clear low pressure is intensifying in the northwestern Bay of Bengal which is turning into a depression.

The low pressure could affect Orissa and the West Bengal coast today and lead to heavy rains in India’s Rajasthan and Gujarat, Nicholl said.

He added that rains are likely this weekend in southeastern parts of Pakistan.

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