‘Fog alert’: Karachi citizens warned against driving at night

KARACHI: Residents of Karachi have been instructed to avoid driving or leaving their homes at night as dense fog is expected to appear in the city this week.

According to details, dense fog is expected to appear for two to three days in Sindh including Karachi. The fog may impact the visibility on highways, in Gulshan-e-Maymar, and Gulshan-e-Hadeed.

Meanwhile, the Pakistan Metrological Department (PMD) informed that the severity of cold in Karachi has reduced and noted that the temperature would increase further in the coming days.

According to the Met Office, the metropolis recorded a minimum temperature of 9.5°C Thursday morning. Earlier, Met Director Sardar Sarfraz had said that the severity of cold is being felt in Karachi due to the Siberian winds, adding that the temperature was likely to increase from January 17.

In December 2020, Karachi broke its 10-year winter record after which experts said a cold wave will be entering the city.