Mercury hits 50 degrees Celsius in this Pakistani city

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Mercury hits 50 degrees Celsius in this Pakistani city

*KARACHI: As the ongoing heatwave enveloped entire Sindh, the mercury on Thursday hit 50 degrees Celsius in Jacobabad.*

According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department, people in Jacobabad experienced a blistering 50 degrees Celsius maximum temperature today.

However, temperature soared to 48 degrees Celsius in in Dadu and Sibi. The maximum temperature recorded in Shaheed Benazirabad, Larkana, Rohri and Mohenjo-daro was 47 degrees Celsius.

Temperatures are predicted to remain above normal over southern and central parts of the country in May, the met office said, adding, one or two rainfall spells are expected during in each first and last decade of May.