Karachi more likely to witness fog: Met Office

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KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department warned the residents of Karachi that they’re more likely to expertise fog within the coming two to a few days as a result of low temperature and elevated humidity. In its day by day climate forecasts, the Met Office additionally predicted chilly and dry climate within the metropolis over the subsequent 24 hours. It says the minimal temperature is predicted to stay between eight to 10 levels centigrade, with 60-70% humidity.The residents of the megacity could face diminished visibility on highways and areas together with Gulshan-e-Maymar and Gulshan-e-Hadeed.The severity of chilly in Karachi has diminished in the course of the week, however the Met Office predicted one other chilly snap within the port metropolis from January 17.The Met Office stated northeastern dry winds have modified course and the change in winds is impacting the humidity ratio. The change of wind is inflicting enhanced humidity stage that’s at present 86 p.c. Therefore, the Karachiites have been cautioned to be further cautious whereas driving after the sundown. Fog develops when the cool air mixes with heat moist air over the water, and the moist air cools till its humidity reaches 100%.Earlier, Met Director Sardar Sarfraz had stated that extreme chilly is being felt in Karachi as a result of Siberian winds, including that the temperature was more likely to improve from January 17.On Wednesday, in line with the Met Office, the metropolis had recorded a minimal temperature of seven.5°C within the morning.