PMD Warns of Heatwave-Like Conditions in Coming Days

The Met Office has issued a warning about progressively rising temperatures in most regions of the country during the next week.

Temperatures are projected to rise due to high pressure in the upper atmosphere from May 10th to May 13th, especially in the southern half of the country.

Day temperatures in Sindh, South Punjab, and portions of Balochistan are predicted to be 03-05°C above average, according to the prediction. Meanwhile, temperatures in upper and central Punjab, Islamabad, upper Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan, and Kashmir are forecast to be 02-03°C higher than average.

This forecast may have some public consequences, and farmers are recommended to regulate crop irrigation accordingly. Furthermore, to avoid heat-related ailments such as heatstroke and dehydration, the general population is recommended to avoid excessive exposure to direct sunlight.

The Met Office has also advised that water be used wisely in all spheres of life. High temperatures can increase water use, therefore it is critical to ensure that water is utilized wisely and not wasted.

As temperatures increase, it is important to be informed about the weather forecast and take the appropriate steps to stay safe and healthy during heat wave-like circumstances.

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