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Karachi temperatures expected to reach 40 degrees

Punjab to be just as warm

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June 3, 2019


Karachiites, brace yourselves – the temperature might hit 40°C today

Rain expected in Islamabad, Gilgit-Baltistan and Rawalpindi

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April 7, 2019


Australian Open introduces heat policy to counter simmering conditions

First tennis major of the year looks to battle rising summer temperatures

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December 29, 2018


Shorter, hotter, earlier: Shrinking spring slashes Pakistani harvests

Adil Khan’s hopes for a good harvest are fading again this year as he inspects his orchard of apricot and loquat trees in the mountains of Pakistan’s northwest Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. Usually, fruit in the five-acre family orchard is ready to pick only by the last week of May. But this year, and in other recent…

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May 21, 2018


Summer vacations come early for schoolchildren in Sindh

  Recent bouts of intense weather have proven to be a blessing in disguise for schoolchildren in Sindh. Summer vacations are expected begin on May 14 this year, as opposed to June. Generally, summer break is through June and July, with schools reopening from August 1 or later. This year, summer vacations will be from…

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May 7, 2018


Karachi to get hotter and so will our sweaty bodies, warns scientist

Minerwa Tahir Scientists have predicted that life will become even more uncomfortable in areas like Karachi due to the rising temperature and humidity level Sibi, Sukkur, Hyderabad, Dalbandin, Badin, Bahawalnagar, Karachi and Multan are the hottest cities in Pakistan discovered Khuram Pervez Amber and his team of scientists at the department of Mechanical Engineering, Mirpur…

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March 31, 2018


BBC women denounce unequal pay as heat rises for broadcaster

LONDON: Women working for the BBC have complained they were paid less than men in equivalent jobs and have accused managers of misleading them about their pay to hide widespread gender discrimination at the public broadcaster, reported Reuters. The complaints by BBC Women, a group of 170 staff, were sent to parliament’s media committee, which…

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January 30, 2018


Heat conditions to continue in Karachi till Sunday

KARACHI: With no letup in prevailing spell of hot weather in Karachi, the Met Office has predicted that mercury on the scale will continue to remain up till Sunday (Oct 22). Foggy conditions are also likely to continue in Karachi early morning. Mainly hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country…

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October 18, 2017


Here are 5 tips on how to keep your cool in this hot weather

KARACHI: Hot winds are blowing as the sun shines with all its might above your head. It’s not easy to bear this brutal heat. If conditions worsen, you might end up fainting. The city is likely to experience unusually hot spells today (Tuesday) and tomorrow (Wednesday). According to the Met department, mercury level might rise…

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October 10, 2017


Watch: Here’s how you can battle today’s brutal heat

NEWS DESK: People out under the sun are suffering bad as temperatures are soaring. Watch this video to get some tips on how to survive in this brutal heat:

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October 10, 2017


Karachiites brave another hot day on Sunday

KARACHI: The Karachiites braved another hot day on Sunday as the maximum temperature in the city was recorded 38.2 degrees Centigrade. An official of the Met Office said here on Sunday that the heat wave in the city is expected to persist till Thursday. The temperature is expected to come down to 34 to 35…

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October 8, 2017


Heat in South Asia rising to unsurvivable level

Miami: South Asia, home to one-fifth of the world’s population, could see humid heat rise to unsurvivable levels by century’s end if nothing is done to halt global warming, researchers said Wednesday. The study in the journal Science Advances warned of “summer heat waves with levels of heat and humidity that exceed what humans can…

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August 3, 2017


This man cooked an egg on Dubai’s scorched roads

NEWS DESK: The temperature in the UAE has been hovering around 50°C. As the mercury continues to soar, a man took to the streets to demonstrate how hot it really is in the city, reported Khaleej Times. In a video released by fatafeat channel on Instagram, a man can be seen cooking an egg outdoors…

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July 26, 2017


Karachi sizzles at 39.3 degrees on Eid

KARACHI: Karachiites braved hot weather on Eid-ul-Fitr, as maximum temperature in the city reached 39.3 degrees Celsius. An official of the Met Office said on Monday the weather in the city would remain hot during the next 24 hours, and the maximum temperature is expected to range between 38 to 40 degrees celsuis during the…

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June 26, 2017


WATCH: Karachiites devour fresh juices to beat the heat

The citizens of Karachi are beating the heat with delicious fresh juices available on stalls.

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May 7, 2017


Video: Karachiites frolic on seashore

The summer is already unleashing its fury leaving people wanting more of refreshing time especially at seashore. Watch this video report.

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April 10, 2017


Elderly pensioners suffer heat exhaustion

KARACHI: Elderly pensioners had to endure a scorching heat and power outage for hours as they came to the new branch of National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) in Karachi on Monday. The pensioners including women and the handicapped thronged the NBP branch to withdraw their pension but they were told to wait as there was…

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June 6, 2016


Indian city hits 51 degrees, setting new heat record

NEW DELHI: A city in northern India has shattered the national heat record, registering a searing 51 degrees Celsius — the highest since records began — the weather office said Friday. The new record in Phalodi, a city in the desert state of Rajasthan, is the equivalent of 123.8 Fahrenheit and comes as a heatwave…

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May 20, 2016


Sizzling heat forces citizens to throng rivers, canals

ISLAMABAD: Scorching heat forced the citizens to flock the rivers and canal sites to pass time and beat the heat. The recent spell of dry weather has raised the mercury across the country, and people especially children and youngsters rushed towards water spots with their families or friends to get a sigh of relief. The…

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May 15, 2016


Doctors warn against waterborne diseases in summer

ISLAMABAD: With the ongoing rise in mercury, doctors in Pakistan have voiced concerns for the diseases that spread during summer, especially among children. Dr Mohsin Butt, a general physician from Islamabad, said the most common types of illnesses associated with increasing temperatures are vomiting and diarrhea. Poor hygiene and sanitary conditions, including consuming impure drinking…

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April 13, 2016

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