Pakistan is burning at 52 degree temperature

Last Updated on May 28, 2024 1:40 pm

Pakistan is burning in intense heat. The temperature in the historical city of Mohenjodaro in the southern province of Sindh reached 52.2 degrees Celsius.

Sardar Sarfraz, chief executive of the Pakistan Meteorological Department, told Reuters news agency that the temperature recorded in Mohenjodaro on Monday was the highest temperature of the season so far.

The life of Mohenjo Daro has been disrupted by the unbearable heat wave. Wajid Ali, a resident of the area and a restaurant owner, said, “People are not leaving their homes.” As a result, people are not coming to the restaurant for the past few days. We are having a lazy time.’

Mushtaq Ahmed, a local doctor in Mohenjodaro, said that people do not go out of their houses unless it is very necessary to escape from the hot weather.

The city of Mohenjodaro in Sindh is one of the oldest settlements in the subcontinent. Mohenjodaro was one of the centers of the ancient Indus civilization in the areas along the banks of the Indus river, which was established about four and a half thousand years ago.

Rubina Khurshid Alam, climate advisor to the country’s Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, said that Pakistan is in the fifth place in the list of countries which are suffering from various weather disasters due to climate change and warming.

The highest daily temperature record in the history of Pakistan is 54 degrees Celsius. This temperature was recorded in the country’s southwestern province of Balochistan in 2017.

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