Heatwave to prevail in Punjab, Upper Sindh: MET

Heatwave to prevail in Punjab, Upper Sindh: MET

Lahore (Staff Report): Pakistan Meteorological Department has predicted a spell of hot and dry weather in areas of Punjab and Upper Sindh during the next twelve hours and no rain is expected.

A shallow westerly wave is affecting upper parts of the country and likely to persist till next four to five days.

Moreover, there are chances of very hot in Sindh, south/central Punjab, D.I.Khan, Sibbi, Makran divisions. The temperature is expected to hit 45 degrees, in northern plains while 50 degrees in South and Central Punjab and Eastern Balochistan.

In last 24 hours weather remained hot and dry in most parts of the country, while very hot inupper Sindh, Makran, Sibbi divisions.

According to the environmentalist and Climate Change Ministry spokesman Mohammad Saleem said that the constant rise in heat may increase severity of heatwaves in future having fatal impact on human health, economy and all social sectors.

He said global warming is affecting human and all aspects of their social life, he added, for prevention early warning system should be there.