Life remain paralysed as mercury soars to 44°C in Hyderabad
HYDERABAD – Like other cities in the country, normal life in Hyderabad remain paralysed due to extreme hot weather on Sunday and the temperature also reached 44 degrees Celsius.
The district administration has made arrangements for cold water in different parts of the city to protect the people from the scorching heat while the hospitals have taken steps to provide medical facilities to the heat-affected people.
The scorching heat has significantly reduced the rush of people in the city’s bazaars and business centres, while police personnel were instructed to take special care of people on the roads.
According to Met office, maximum temperature was recorded at 44°C in Hyderabad on May 22 which badly affected normal life in city and its adjoining areas.
Gusty winds forecast in Karachi, Hyderabad
The Pakistan Meteorological department on Sunday forecast very hot and dry weather in the most parts of Sindh province during the next 24 hours. However, dust raising/gusty winds are likely to prevail in Sukkur, Larkana, Jacobabad, Dadu, Karachi, Thatta and Hyderabad. Mostly, very hot and dry weather is likely to prevail in the province.
Over 1000 heatstroke affected people provided medical facility in Sindh
In Sindh, more than one thousand people have been affected by heatstroke during last twelve days who were provided medical facility at government hospitals.
The Sindh Health Department has set up 429 heatstroke centres across the province with 1350 beds allocated, Radio Pakistan reported on Sunday.
The Health Department and Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) have also started awareness campaign across the province.