HYDERABAD: At least seven people died due to heat on Thursday pushing the death toll to 36, Aaj News reported.
The dead included women and children.
The maximum deaths have so far been reported from Karachi, where mercury has broken the record of the past decade. At least 900 people have died because of the heat in Karachi.
This year’s heat wave has coincided with the start of the Islamic fasting month of Ramazan, during which millions abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset.
According to the Sindh Meteorological Department, the weather will become normal in next 24 next hours. Temperature in Karachi lowered to 36 degree Celsius today as the heat wave weakened in intensity.