Smoggy Conditions Likely To Prevail In Nov/December

smoggy conditions likely to prevail in Nov/December

LAHORE, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 03rd Nov, 2016 ) : Due to stable atmospheric conditions, smoggy conditions are likely to remain prevalent phenomena during November and December. According to a spokesman for Met office, a shallow westerly wave will produce light to moderate rain in northeast Punjab & upper KP and snow over mountains bringing little relief during the next 24 hours. Rain-thunderstorm with snow over hills is expected at scattered places of Malakand, Hazara divisions, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan while at isolated places in Peshawar, Mardan, Rawalpindi divisions, Islamabad and FATA during the next 24 hours.

Smoggy/Foggy conditions are expected in plain areas of Lahore, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Multan Bahawalpur & Sukkur divisions. Less than average rainfall is expected in November- December, therefore, smog, fog and mist will remain prevalent phenomena and higher concentration of smog is expected in urban areas, he added. Smog containing pollutants may cause eye/throat irritations as well as difficulty in breathing. Public may exercise precautionary measures.