Smogy Condition Continue To Disrupt Life In Punjab

Smogy condition continue to disrupt life in Punjab

ISLAMABAD, Nov 5 (Pakistan Point News - APP - 05th Nov, 2016 ) : Dense and shallow patches of fog and smog continue to blanket Lahore, Sargodha and Faisalabad divisions where people have been complaining of breathing difficulties and irritable eyes for last few days. According to Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), the foggy and smoggy conditions will die down after rain; however, dry weather is expected in most parts of the country for next couple of days, a private news channel reported.

Northwestern upper parts, including Lower Dir, Saidu Sharif and Malam Jabba received rain yesterday with light snowfall in Skardu, Hunza and Kalat, bringing down the mercury to freezing point. Meanwhile, Motorway M-2 has been closed for five hours today from Lahore to Sial More due to dense fog. Similarly, M-3 has also been closed for traffic from Pindi Bhattian to Faisalabad where visibility was zero in the morning. M-4 has also been closed from Faisalabad to Gojra. Mainly dry weather is expected in most parts of the country while smoggy/foggy conditions are expected to prevail over plain areas of Punjab. APP/meh/ahn