Smog continues to wreak havoc in Punjab

November 9, 2017
Published in Pakistan, Weather

ISLAMABAD: Thick blanket of smog has continued to wreak havoc in parts of Punjab as flight and train operations remained suspended on Thursday morning.

The routine activities of the public suffered a setback as fog engulfed the province. The traffic flow also got affected and created problems for the people as they failed to reach their destination on time.

Flight operation in Lahore, Rawalpindi, Multan, Faisalabad and Sialkot remained shut through the night, private news channel reported.

Similar situation was witnessed at Motorway that was closed for traffic from Gojra to Faisalabad. Traffic also moved with a slow speed on National Highway.On the other hand, as many as 22 people sustained severe wounds in different smog-related mishaps.

According to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), mainly dry weather is expected in most parts of the country. Dense foggy/smoggy conditions are expected in Punjab and foggy over D.I.khan, Peshawar and Sukkur divisions during night and morning hours. – APP

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Story first published: 9th November 2017


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