Clocks to be Advanced by an Hour Tonight to Maximize the Use of Daylight

Posted by 14 April, 2009 Comments Off on Clocks to be Advanced by an Hour Tonight to Maximize the Use of Daylight

daylightsavings_2Tonight (April 15, 2009) as the clock strikes 12:00, Country will again adopt Daylight Saving Time (DST) and advance its time by an hour to maximize the use of daylight and conserve energy. Now Pakistan will be six hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) instead of the present five hours. According to a private TV channel, this will help in conserving 250-300 megawatts of electricity on average daily.  During Daylight Saving Time (DST), the sun appears to rise one hour later in the morning and sets an hour earlier in the evening.  This is not the first time Pakistan is experimenting DST. Former President of Pakistan, Pervez Musharaff tried the same in 2002.

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