The Punjab government has decided to close all public and private schools in Lahore, Faisalabad, and Gujranwala because of dense smog.
The schools will remain closed on November 15 and November 16, according to a notification issued by the school education department of the provincial government.
Lahore is choking once again as smog reappeared in the city on Tuesday night. Air quality levels across the city rose and people started to panic. Lahore once again became the second most polluted city in the world after India’s Delhi.
What you can do to stay protected
The rise in smog often coincides with a rise in numerous health concerns, including asthma, lung damage, bronchial infections, and heart problems and shortened life expectancy. Here are some tips to keep yourself and your family protected: