Tensions between Pakistan's Punjab and Sindh provinces are rising over water distribution.

Temperatures in Punjab have risen to 50 degrees Celsius in the early days of May . Climate change, floods, and drought blamed by UN representative .

Karachi, Pakistan, May 14: A severe water shortage has sparked divisions between Sindh and Punjab in Pakistan over their share of the country's water sources, according to Dawn.The desert areas of Punjab, including Cholistan, Thal, and the tribal areas of Dera Ghazi Khan and Rajanpur, have seen the mercury rise to 50 degrees Celsius in the early days of May, rising to an average of 44 degrees Celsius over the previous decade.Temperatures in other regions increased to 48 degrees Celsius relative to previous records of 40 degrees Celsius in the same period, according to the report.Cholistan also received no rainfall in the months of March, April, and May, adding to the eventual drying up of rainwater ponds, according to the study.

Sindh, according to them, had received more than 77 percent more money over the same period.However, a Sindh official said the opposite, claiming that Sindhs share is being unfairly diverted for Punjabs use.At the same time, there is outrage in Sindh as well as over its inadequate water supply.Sindh Irrigation Minister Jam Khan Shoro was quoted as having called on a delegation of IRSA.Sindh wants only its part.

Climate change, floods, and drought were all blamed by a UN representative, who emphasized the origins of water problems.