The intense heat in the Sindh capital as well as in other coastal areas of the province is being attributed to a break in the sea breeze. Streets and even main roads are mostly deserted as the heatwave is keeping the people indoors.
Addressing a press conference in Karachi the premier said the federal and Sindh governments had decided to deal with Karachi's problems "together" following negotiations.
The latest floods-related fatalities were reported from the Swat region, a popular tourist destination where landslides overnight blocked a key mountain road, stranding scores of tourists who were being evacuated, said Taimur Khan.
For more than four decades Ramzan has been a “mashki,” or water bearer, an age-old profession now in decline as water companies and tankers increasingly supply residents.
Sindh province was the worst hit where 61 people were killed and 22 others injured, the NDMA said, adding that 59 houses were also damaged in the heavy downpour.