Islamabad, Pakistan, May 11 (ANI)– Climate change has now become a significant cause of concern in Pakistan, with the eruption of Shishper Glacier and inundation in Hunza city in Gilgit-Baltistan among its major fears.

Record April temperatures in Pakistan have been melting glaciers faster than normal, triggering flash floods in a town in the north, destroying parts of a major bridge and damaging homes and buildings, last Saturday.

The Dawn newspaper reported that Pakistan was ranked as the fifth most susceptible to the risk of global warming and climate change by the Global Climate Risk Index, based on its 2020 report.

Jacobpur achieved its warmest day temperature on April 30 with 49 degrees Fahrenheit (120 centigrade), and Karachi Airport recorded its warmest night temperatures at 29.4 degrees Fahrenheit (84.9 centigrade), also April 30, the Washington Post said.

Dawn (newspaper)

Dawn is the largest and oldest English-language newspaper in Pakistan and the country’s newspaper of record. Dawn is the flagship publication of the Dawn Group of Newspapers, (wikipedia)

Cabinet of Pakistan

The Cabinet of Pakistan is a formal body composed of senior government officials chosen and led by the Prime Minister. All cabinet members sworn in are designated Minister, (wikipedia)

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