Not only is there an ongoing second wave of the coronavirus pandemic but there is a predicted forecast of 9°C coming to Karachi this week. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the temperatures will be dropping in the coming days, gripping the metropolis with an approaching cold wave and dry weather pattern.
The Meteorological Department has foretold that the weather conditions are to stay cold and continue dropping until the third week of November, beginning this week due to 'westerly winds' which hit the city on Monday, according to a report from ARY News.
The MET has also described the following weeks to be dry for Karachi, whereas in the upper areas of Pakistan, including Murree, Quetta, Zhob, Faisalabad, Lahore and Rawalpindi during the weekend, with the city of lights being excused from the list.
With the spread of COVID-19, curfews are being implemented and the decision to close schools is a matter of urgent discussion following the weather updates, as previously, the cold temperatures are also associated with the spread of the virus.