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Karachi experiences coldest night of 2022

KARACHI: The temperature dropped to 10 degrees Celsius on Saturday night in Karachi, making it the coldest night of the year, said Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).

The PMD said it is a rare occurrence in Karachi. The city is currently under the influence of northeastern winds blowing at a speed of seven kilometers per hour and the humidity level in the atmosphere is 87%.

As per the PMD, the weather grew intense in the after-effects of the recent winter rains in the metropolis.

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Meanwhile, the Met Office has forecast that the city’s temperature will range between 9°C to 11°C during the next 24 hours.

In a statement, the PMD said that cold and dry is expected in most parts of the country, while chances of rain with snow over hills is expected at isolated places in Gilgit-Baltistan, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir and adjoining hilly areas.

Dense fog is likely to occur in plain areas of Punjab, KP, and upper Sindh during night hours, said the Met Office.

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