The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) on Saturday predicted another spell of severe heatwave in Pakistan during the next four to five days. According to the details, the Met Office informed that day temperatures are likely to remain unusually high in most parts of the country during the next four to five days.
The Met Office said that day temperatures in Islamabad, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir, Sindh and Eastern Balochistan are expected to rise significantly above normal during the heatwave. Meanwhile, there are changes of occasional dust storm / dust raising winds in afternoon / evening during the period.
However, the good news is that the heatwave is likely to be followed by the rain spell in upper and central parts of the country.
- Dry period and heat wave conditions in the country may cause water stress to the standing crops, vegetable and orchards.
- General public is advised not to venture in the direct sunlight.
- Precautions should be taken to avoid heatstroke.
The Met Office also advised all concerned authorities to remain ‘Alert” during the forecast period.
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