Dense fog continues to disrupt road and air traffic in Punjab


Lahore – February 17 (Online): Dense fog again blanketed different cities of Punjab, including Lahore on night between Tuesday and Wednesday, paralysing routine life and disrupting road and air traffic, Dunya News reported.
The flight operation at the Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore was disrupted as the visibility was below 200 metres and several incoming or outgoing flights from Lahore were either delayed or cancelled.
The thick fog has badly affected the flow of road traffic in several cities of Punjab. According to a Motorway spokesman, the Motorway section from Lahore to Kot Momen (M2) has been closed as visibility was below 50 metres.
The Motorway police have advised the drivers to switch on fog lights while driving at very slow speed as the visibility was dropped to zero due to dense fog. The Motorway police have also requested the people to stay home and avoid unnecessary travelling.