KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department has warned the residents of Karachi that they are likely to experience fog in the next two to three days due to low temperature and rising humidity.
In its daily weather forecast, the Met Office also forecast cold and dry weather in the metropolis over the next 24 hours. It says that with a humidity of 60 to 70 hum, the minimum temperature is expected to be between 8 and 10 degrees Celsius.
Residents of Magistee may face visibility on highways and in areas including Gulshan-e-Maymar and Gulshan-e-Hadid.
The severity of the cold in Karachi has eased during the week, but the Met Office has forecast another cold wave in the port city from January 17.
The Meteorological Department says northeastern dry winds have changed direction and changes in winds are affecting humidity. Climate change is causing an increase in the humidity level which is currently 86%. Therefore, Karachi residents have been instructed to take extra precautions while driving after sunrise.
The fog increases when the cool air mixes with the warm moist air above the water, and the moist air cools until its humidity reaches 100.
Earlier, Met Director Sardar Sarfraz had said that Karachi was experiencing severe cold due to Siberian winds, adding that the temperature was likely to rise from January 17.
On Wednesday, Metropolis recorded a minimum temperature of 7.5 ° C in the morning, according to the Met Office.
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