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  • Heat VS heat index — understanding the Karachi heatwave

    The recent heatwave that has swept across the southern parts of Pakistan has already killed hundreds of people in Karachi in a matter of days...

    Dr Mohammad Hanif, director, Pakistan Metrological Department“This was an extreme weather occurrence which could not be predicted because Karachi does not have a history of fatal heatwaves or extreme low pressure phenomena...

  • Graves, hospitals ready in Karachi, in case heat wave hits again

    Like many people in the city, he was caught out by the severity of last summer's heat wave which killed more than 1,300 people, and has hired a digger to excavate three elongated trenches big enough for 300 bodies...

    "Thanks to God, we are better prepared this year," said Baloch, 28, who works with three brothers at the vast Karachi cemetery run by Edhi Foundation...

  • What to expect during the Karachi heat wave

    As summer rolls around again, Karachi is set to experience yet another heatwave this year, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department...

    A combination of high temperatures and high relative humidity changes how the body removes excess heat, making it more difficult for the body to cool down, leading to symptoms of heatstroke like nausea and dizziness...

  • Karachi heat wave claims 20 more lives

    KARACHI: Although the searing heat of last week has passed, high temperatures claimed another 20 lives in the city today...

    According to Sindh health department statistics, since June 20, a total of 1,206 have died in Karachi alone due to the heat wave...

  • Karachi likely to experience heat wave from May 5

    Karachi is likely to experience a heatwave from May 5 till May 8, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department's (PMD) forecast on Friday...

    As per a heat wave alert issued on the PMD website, the daytime temperature will range from 40 to 42 degrees Celsius during this period...

  • Parents feel the heat of summer fee wave

    SAHIWAL: Parents have complained that private schools are collecting tuition fee for summer vacation months -- June to August -- from them in violation the Punjab education secretary school’s order that fee be collected month to month...

    As there is no regulatory body to check such violations, parents say they have to face this situation every year
  • India's heat wave tests water supply; death toll over 1,800

    HYDERABAD: Dizzying temperatures caused water shortages in thousands of Indian villages and killed hundreds more people over the past day, driving the death toll from a weeks-long heat wave to at least 1,826, officials said on Friday...

    Meteorological officials called the heat wave “severe” and warned that it would continue for at least two days across a huge swathe of the South Asian country from Tamil Nadu in the south to the...

  • Southeast India heat wave kills about 230 in past 5 weeks

    HYDERABAD: About 230 people have died since mid-April in a heat wave sweeping two southeast Indian states, officials said Saturday...

    More than 100 people have died from the brutal heat in Andhra Pradesh state in the last week, Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, the state's top elected official, told reporters...

  • Killer heat wave

    AS large parts of southern Pakistan endure a heat wave that has killed more than 250 people in the city of Karachi alone — and the figure could be higher if some deaths have gone unreported — many may ask what, if anything, can be done to mitigate the impact of such destructive weather events...

    True, long hours without power have only exacerbated the stifling heat but what must also be noted is that the majority of deaths have...

  • Heat wave and ignorance

    When you look towards Pakistan where I started my medical profession, one is saddened...

    I was shocked by the death toll from the heat wave in Karachi where nearly 150 people have died...

  • Heat wave deaths

    It is sad to see the loss of over 1300 lives in a week due to a heat wave in Sindh and its capital, Karachi...

    There is no denying the fact that the heat wave kills hundreds of people all over the world every year...

  • Heat wave revisited

    DURING the heat wave in the last week of June, some medical experts issued statements that the heatstroke deaths were preventable if people had taken precautions like remaining indoors and keeping themselves hydrated, creating an impression as if the victims themselves were responsible for their malady...

    We, perhaps, forget that this heat wave had coincided with Ramazan...

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