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When it rains, it pours: Heat-stricken Karachiites get slight relief

Moderate, scattered rain in different parts of the metropolis

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June 21, 2019


Karachi heatwave ends after three days

The temperature will stay between 36 and 38 degrees

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June 17, 2019


Today’s outlook: Karachi’s heatwave to end today

Notes from the newsroom

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June 15, 2019


Karachi’s temperature to soar as Cyclone Vayu nears India

Thursday and Friday’s temperatures to touch 42 degrees

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June 13, 2019


Karachi to remain hot on Eid day 2

A heatwave is unlikely, says Met dept

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June 6, 2019


Heatwave warning issued for Karachi

It will start from Saturday

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May 23, 2019


Over 115 heatstroke relief camps set up as Karachi sizzles

Temperatures expected to rise to 42°C

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May 1, 2019


Karachi heatwave: Temperatures expected to rise to 42 degrees today

Thirteen hospitals have been put on high alert

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May 1, 2019


13 Karachi hospitals on high alert for impending heatwave

Met department predicts higher temperatures between May 1 and 3

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April 29, 2019


Brace yourselves: Heatwave likely to hit Karachi next week

KMC tells public hospitals to be prepared

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April 27, 2019


Karachi’s public hospitals gear up for another heatwave

Heatstroke wards are being set up and the number of beds increased

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March 29, 2019


Brace yourselves: Pakistan to swelter in coming months

Sindh is expected to experience extremely hot weather

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March 26, 2019


Brace yourselves: The temperature in Karachi may hit 39 degrees soon

The Met department says the hot spell will last till September 26

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September 22, 2018


Europe sizzles in heatwave as wildfire hits Portugal

Europe sweltered through an intense heatwave on Sunday, with soaring temperatures contributing to forest fires, nuclear plants closing and even threatening the Netherlands’ supply of fries, although some countries experienced a slight respite. Here is a roundup: – Spain: Fire under control- A top of 42 degrees Celsius (107 degrees Fahrenheit) was forecast in the…

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August 5, 2018


Summer break is over in Sindh after 2.5 months

A student of Saint Patrick’s Girls High School in Karachi said that she is excited to speak to her friends again

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August 1, 2018


Heatwave blankets Japan, kills 14 people over long weekend

Temperatures on Monday, a national holiday, surged above 39 degrees Celsius (102.2 Fahrenheit) in some inland areas

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July 17, 2018


Death toll in Canada heatwave hits 70

A heatwave in Quebec in eastern Canada has now been blamed for 70 deaths, officials said Monday. Thirty-four of the fatalities were recorded in Montreal, the provincial health ministry told AFP. Previously, the toll was 54 dead. The heatwave has hit eastern Canada since early July but only Quebec has recorded a rise in deaths…

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July 10, 2018


Want a selfie with Farooq Sattar? Plant five trees

Farooq Sattar has upped the price of a selfie with him. Now, along with 250 votes, you also need to plant five trees. Speaking outside the City Court in Karachi, the MQM leader said he hoped God was merciful during the next heatwave. The season to plant trees is coming up, he said, adding that…

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July 9, 2018


‘Shocking’ spring heat drives up water use, health risks in Pakistan

  Nawabshah, a city in Sindh, made headlines last month when it hit what may be a new record world temperature for April: 50.2 degrees (122 degrees Fahrenheit), according to the World Meteorological Organization. But that blisteringly hot day was just the latest of many for Pakistan this year, as it faces fast-rising spring temperatures,…

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May 31, 2018