On Tuesday, Karachi has recorded December’s lowest temperature which was 7 degrees.
As per the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the weather is expected to remain cold and dry throughout the forthcoming week.
The city is expected to break its 7-year record, a Met department spokesperson added.
According to the reports, another cold wave is expected to enter the city in January along with rain in the first week of the month. The port city is going to witness rain between January 6th and 7th along with Siberian winds.
The Met department pointed out that last time in 2013, the temperature in the city dropped down to 6 degrees.
Conversely, cold has absorbed the entire country especially the northern areas. Multiple areas in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan and Balochistan saw freezing temperatures.
The Khalti Lake in Gilgit-Baltistan’s Ghizer has frozen over as the district’s temperatures hit -17 degrees. The Shyok River in the region, too, started freezing after the degrees dropped to -15.
In Punjab, fog recurred after taking visibility down in a majority of the areas such as Lahore. Subsequent this, people were advised to avoid travel unless absolutely needed and use fog lights while driving.
After the cold, a gas shortage was reported in multiple cities across the country. People have been enforced to cook on wood and LPG cylinders.
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