Karachi, the bustling economic center of Pakistan and typically characterized by warm nights throughout the year, witnessed an unusual event as temperatures dropped below 14°C, precisely reaching 13.5°C. The Meteorological Office confirmed these temperatures and forecasted a further dip to 12°C over the upcoming weekend.
Across Sindh, Mithi recorded the lowest temperature at 6.5°C, followed by Mohenjo Daro at 7°C, Sukkur at 8°C, and Shaheed Benazirabad district at 9.5°C. The Meteorological Department anticipates dry weather prevailing in Karachi for the next two days, with the possibility of light fog during the early morning hours.
The metropolis is expected to experience winds blowing from the northeast during the day and shifting to the southwest in the evening. Meanwhile, the weather in the Sindh province is anticipated to remain dry and cold in most areas.
The monthly report from the Meteorological Office predicts normal to slightly above-average rainfall in various parts of the country, particularly in the central regions of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, during the current month. January is projected to bring normal precipitation to most parts of the country, especially Sindh. Looking ahead to February 2024, normal to slightly above-normal precipitation is expected in many areas, particularly in upper Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.