The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted extremely hot weather for the port city today, saying that the temperature may rise to 44°C.
The current temperature was recorded at 34.5°C with humidity at 21%.
Strong winds are likely in the city today, the weather department notified, adding that northeast winds are blowing at a speed of 9 km per hour.
PMD Director Sardar Sarfraz said that Typhoon Tauktae is no threat to Pakistan’s coastal strips. The direction of the storm is towards Indian Gujarat and it is 800 km away from Karachi.
He said that due to the effects of the storm in Karachi, the weather has been hot since Sunday and is likely to remain extremely hot even today. The temperature is expected to be between 43°C and 44°C.
He said that no rain is expected in Karachi.