Winter expected to break 5-year record

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Staff Reporter
Karachi is going to get colder and temperatures will drop as low as six degrees in the
upcoming days, according to the Meteorological Department.“The Siberian winds coming from the
Southern parts of the country, especially Quetta, will make the city colder,” said a spokesperson of the
department. As the temperature drops, it’s expected that the winters in the city will be at their lowest
after five years. “In 2014, Karachi’s temperature had dropped to 6.5ºC,” the spokesperson
added.According to the department, the cold wave will continue till January 22. The Met department
has predicted dry and cold weather for Tuesday in the metropolis. The forecast is that the ongoing cold
wave will persist in Karachi till January 20 to 21 as the minimum temperature will further drop on Friday
and Saturday, an official of the weather department said today. The minimum temperature in city will
likely to plunge to 06 degree Celsius on Friday and Saturday nights, Pakistan Meteorological Department
spokesperson Anjum Nazeer said. The minimum temperature in Karachi will be 7.5 degree Celsius today,
while the maximum temperature will remain between 21-23 degree Celsius.