New system of western winds, winds also became cold in Karachi
KARACHI: With the introduction of a new western wind system in Pakistan, winds have cooled in Karachi as the weather department predicted further drop in temperature in the city.
According to the details, the Meteorological Department said that a new system of western winds has entered Pakistan from Iran. As a result of the western wind system, cold winds were also started in Karachi, The north-west wind speed was recorded at 27 kilometers per hour.
A spokesman for the Meteorological Department has predicted temperatures to drop further in the city, with winds likely to move at 27 to 45 kilometres per hour throughout the day.
According to the Meteorological Department, the weather will be dry in the city today at present, the city's current temperature is 26 degrees Celsius, while the humidity in the air is 19 percent and maximum temperature will be between 29 to 31 degrees.
On the other hand, a new spell of rain and snow has started in Baluchistan, causing heavy snowfall in Zhob, Chaman, Toba Achakzai, Valley Ziarat, Kan Mehtarzai, and heavy rains in Mastung, Kohlo, Harnai, Fort Abdullah, Fort Saifullah and Pishin.
Also In Punjab, the weather has been pleasant with the onset of rains, Lahore is expected to receive more rainfall in the next 24 to 48 hours while other cities Gujranwala, Sialkot, Jhelum and Rawalpindi are expected to receive thunderstorms and heavy rains.
Multan, Sahiwal, Bahawalnagar, Hasil pur, Makhdoom pur, Vehari, Tiba Sultanpur, Jatoi, Qadirpur, torrential rains and water accumulated in the low-lying areas while Pakpattan, Arif wala, Toba Tek Singh, Rojahan, Pirmahal, Sadiqabad, Chobara also lost electricity in various areas due to rains.
According to agricultural experts, the recent spate of rains and rains in Punjab has severely affected the wheat crop, which is expected to reduce the production cost of wheat by up to 30%.