Foggy spell continues in Punjab, K-P

LAHORE: The foggy spell continues in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as misty conditions brought visibility to alomost zero level, ARY News reported on Thursday. 

Descending fog over Punjab makes the morning time looking like the night. 

Allama Iqbal Airport Lahore, which was closed for flights due to misty conditions, was opened this morning as flight operations have been restored  on Thursday morning.

The first flight landed at the airport earlier this morning. The flight operations at Multan Airport are still suspended due to heavy fog.

Various sections of motorway such as M-I, M-2 and M-3 have been closed for heavy vehicular traffic due to heavy fog. The drivers have been cautioned to remain alert. 

Road and train travel in and out of Lahore and other cities of Punjab was also affected as visibility remained at almost zero level for several hours during the day.

The Motorway and National Highway Authority has guided people to travel safely on roads. It advised passengers to travel from 10 am to 6pm only and check the road position by dialling 130 before travelling.

At the same time motorway authorities at the Lahore exit points have been advising commuters to avoid travelling during the period when heavy fog reduces visibility to a dangerous level.