Marginal relief from heat wave in southern Pakistan
June 30, 2015
The weather across Pakistan is mainly dominated by severe heat wave which has claimed more than 1000 lives. Among the dead are mostly the homeless. Also, it is Ramazan month in which all Muslim people are prohibited to eat and drink in daylight.
The situation has prompted some clerics to ask people to stop fasting if there is health risk. The southern and south western parts of Pakistan are bearing the brunt of heat wave. Temperatures have been settling above the 40°C mark for a long time but,...