VIDEO: Heatwave kills at least 749

Wind from the sea and pre-monsoon rains cooled southern Pakistan on Wednesday, likely marking the end of a scorching heat wave that killed at least 838 people, authorities said.

Major General. Asghar Nawaz, chairman of the National Disaster Management Authority, said 800 people had died as a result of the heat wave in Karachi, the capital of southern Sindh province.

He said another 38 people died in various parts of the Sindh province and the death toll could further rise in the coming days.