Karachi: The heat is still intense in Karachi and the mercury has reached 44 degrees.

According to the Meteorological Department, the city is still in the grip of the worst heat and the temperature has reached 44 degrees Celsius while the humidity is 5 percent.

According to the Meteorological Department, on April 14, 1947, the temperature in Karachi was recorded at 44.4 degrees Celsius.

The Meteorological Department said that sea breezes are likely to resume in the city from Syria after which the temperature may drop.

It is to be noted that a severe heat wave has been going on in Karachi for the last three days in which the maximum temperature of the city has been recorded at 41.5 degrees Celsius.