Moderate rain expected in Karachi today

Met office recorded a minimum temperature of 29 degrees Celsius Thursday morning

KARACHI: The metropolis is expected to experience moderate rainfall precede by strong winds in the next 24 hours, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).

According to details, the Met office recorded a minimum temperature of 29 degrees Celsius on Thursday morning, while the maximum temperature is expected to up to is 34-36 degrees Celsius.

Light rain and a relatively low temperature will provide respite for residents of the city. Karachi has been experiencing high temperatures around of 40 degrees Celsius for the last month.

The Meteorological department reported winds from the southwest are blowing at a speed of 18 – 27 mph and humidity will remain around 66%. Meanwhile, weather will remain cloudy but with greater heat intensity.

The PMD recently announced that a rain spell is expected in Karachi from mid-July. Last week, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail had written to Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and asked him to mobilise all relevant institutions ahead of the fresh monsoon season.