Published On: Fri, Dec 20th, 2013
Published in Category: Lahore

Fog reduces in Punjab, dense in KPK

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LAHORE: The Motorway and Lahore Airport was opened as fog was cleared in Punjab to a certain extent. The Motorway was opened for the heavy traffic.The authorities have advised the motorists to keep using fog lights while driving.

Owing to zero visibility, M-3 was closed from Faisalabad to Pindi Bhatian. Around Multan, the visibility was restored up to 400 meters. M1 from Peshawar to Swabi was still closed till the filing of this report. Flight operations have been restored at Allama Iqbal Airport in Lahore on Thursday morning. The first flight landed at the airport earlier this morning.

However‚ flight operations at Multan Airport are still suspended due to heavy fog. Wednesday, 15 international and five local flights were cancelled in Lahore. Faisalabad Airport remained closed as fog made take offs and landing impossible for aircrafts. Two flights from Dubai to Peshawar were diverted to Karachi, it was reported.

Trains schedules were also affected due to fog as Karachi Express from Lahore to Karachi was delayed by 4 hours, Night Coach by 4 hours, Pakistan Express by 8 hours, and Zakria Express to Multan was delayed by five hours.

Mercury fell below zero in Quetta, Ziarat, Qalat and Badin. In Ziarat the tempretaure was recorded at minus seven while in Quetta it was minus 5.
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