Wind­storm leaves sev­eral houses col­lapse in Sindh

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL -

THATTA—Fast blow­ing winds left sev­eral mud houses col­lapsed and dis­turbed the power sup­ply sys­tem in Thatta and Su­jawal dis­tricts of south­ern Sindh. The wind­storm also caused dis­rup­tion to the power sup­ply sys­tem root­ing out the elec­tric­ity poles, a pri­vate news chan­nel re­ported. The fish­ing boats re­turned back from the deep wa­ter to the coast af­ter the stormy weather in the sea. The tem­per­a­ture dropped in the re­gion due to gusty winds.

Sibi: The hottest plain sta­tion of the coun­try faced high­est max­i­mum tem­per­a­ture 52 Centi­grade on Thurs­day. The Met Of­fice has fore­cast a dry and very hot weather for the re­gion dur­ing next one to two days as hot wave will con­tinue pre­vail­ing in hot sta­tions in­clud­ing Sibi, Ja­coabad, Larkana, Tur­bat and oth­ers where tem­per­ate would re­main be­tween 45 C to 50 C.

The high­est max­i­mum tem­per­a­tures recorded in dif­fer­ent ar­eas of the prov- ince in­clud­ing 52 C in Sibi, 49 in Dera Mu­rad Ja­mali 46 in Nokundi, 46 in Dal­bandin, 45 in Tur­bat, 42 in Las­bela, 35 in Quetta, 30 in Ziarat and 39 in Gwadar.

On the other side, Thurs­day was another the hottest day for Nawab­shah when the mer­cury climbed to 40 De­grees Cel­sius. The heat wave was con­tin­u­ing for sev­eral days while pro­long load shed­ding has added to the mis­eries of gen­eral pub­lic spe­cially those fast­ing.

Dadu: The spell of ex­treme hot weather con­tin­ued for the third- day as the mer­cury rises to 48 de­gree Cel­sius here on Thurs­day. The peo­ple were forced to re­main in-doors as hot wave con­tin­ued till low­er­ing of sun. Sev­eral pa­tients of heat stroke were ad­mit­ted at the city’s gov­ern­ment and pri­vate hospi­tals. The doc­tors have ad­vised the cit­i­zens to adopt nec­es­sary pre­cau­tions to avoid haz­ards of heat wave while the el­derly have es­pe­cially been ad­vised to avoid di­rect ex­po­sure to the sun.—APP

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