Karachiites writhe in discomfort as heatwave, power cuts intensify

KARACHI: With a change in the wind direction a continental heatwave engulfed the metropolis, pushing the mercury by over seven degrees Celsius in a day to touch the 44 degree mark on Thursday, said a Meteorological department official. The increased loadshedding and numerous power outages added to the misery of the city’s residents amidst the scorching heat.

Published in Dawn, 4th May, 2018