A severe heatwave has engulfed Pakistan’s largest city Karachi during the holy month of Ramadan. The metropolis has already recorded its hottest day of the season as the mercury touched 45°C.
Amid the sweltering temperatures and shortfall of electricity, Karachi’s residents have found a way to beat the heat.
Take a look at how Karachiites are coping with the extraordinary temperatures while fasting.
According to reports, as many as 65 citizens in the city have already lost their lives to the heatwave so far. Forecasts predict that the heatwave is expected to continue in June as well.
If you live in Karachi, experts advise that you should take precautionary measures and avoid going in the sun during peak hours.
Via The Guardian