KARACHI: Weather in the metropolis is expected to remain cold for another eight to ten days according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department on Saturday.
The port city experienced one of the coldest night in the last 12 years as temperatures in Karachi dropped to 5.6 degrees Celsius on Thursday night.
“Last time, mercury had dropped below 6°C in 2008 when 5.5 degrees Celsius was recorded in the month of January,” Sindh Chief Meteorological Officer Sardar Sarfraz told The News.
Karachi weather is expected to remain dry and cold over the next few days with winds blowing from the north at a speed of 9km per hour according to the Met Office.
On the other hand, there is rain and snowfall expected in upper parts of the country according to an earlier press release issued by the Met Office.