In the wake of the heatwave figure by the Met Office, the Karachi Administrator Iftikhar Ali Shallwani has offered citizens to put all the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) clinics and 1122 rescue facilities on alert.
Under the influenced of dry continental wind which has begun blowing towards Karachi because of the development of a high-pressure area on Central Asia and Afghanistan, the mercury took off to 40.2 degrees Celsius on Monday, as per the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD).
The focal people of all the hospitals have been coordinated to make foolproof plan in the wake of the heat wave alert.
Moreover, the medical and health Services division gave a warning for individuals and commanded that they should follow preventative steps.
The residents have been asked to drink water and ORS to be protected from dehydration. Individuals have been asked to ignore going out and wear caps and utilize an umbrella while working or heading outside.
It asked the diabetic and blood pressure patients to follow a preventive measures. The advisory asked that the residents approach their closest heat stroke center if there should be an occurrence of any emergency.
The Met Office said the climate would remain too hot and dry till Friday or Saturday. The PMD had determined seven days long heat wave in Karachi from Monday, with temperature going between 40 to 42 degrees Celsius.
Sardar Sarfraz said October was typically a hot month in Karachi as ocean breeze stayed cut off because of a progress from summer to winter.
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