Siberian winds unleash cold wave in Karachi, other areas.

KARACHI -- The Siberian winds in Karachi have unleashed a cold wave in the city with minimum temperature dropped between 09 - 11 AoCelsius, the met office said in its weather report.

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) had earlier said that minimum temperature likely to plunge by six to eight degree Celsius this week.

The mercury could drop to 07 AoCelsius in the port city during next 24 hours, weather report said.

Northerly/Northeasterly winds blowing in the metropolis as existing cold wave likely to persist for a few more days.

A windy weather with 30-40 KM per hour wind speed was earlier forecast for Karachi and Hyderabad for the next two days.

The met office had earlier predicted drastic fall in temperatures across the country from December 15.

Cold and dry weather prevails in most parts of the country.

Fog engulfs plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh during morning and night hours.


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