LAHORE: Intense foggy situations on Friday morning restricted visibility restrict in most elements of Punjab, made journey on highways tough for commuters, ARY Information reported.
Intense fog engulfed many of the plains of Punjab in Lahore, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Faisalabad and Bahawalpur divisions with the visibility restrict restricted inflicting journey on the Nationwide Freeway and the motorways tough.
The visibility restrict from Faisalabad to Gojra stated to be restricted between 20 to 200 meters, whereas from Thokar Niaz Baig in Lahore to Kot Momin between 20 to 500 meters.
The fog has additionally coated Sheikhupura, Kasur, Pakpattan, Bahawalnagar and Shorkot. The misty situations disturbed the routine life in Manga Mandi, Patoki, Okara, Sahiwal and Cheechawatani, in keeping with studies.
The Pakistan Meteorological Division (PMD), has predicted a moist spell in varied elements of the nation from December 09 to 13. The met workplace has forecast rainfall and snowfall at varied locations. A brand new climate system will enter in western elements of Pakistan on December 09, the PMD stated.
As winter descends, the areas of northern elements of Punjab encircled by a thick layer of fog affecting the every day life and vehicular site visitors.
Motorways blocked and flights delayed or cancelled as a result of poor visibility. The thick hazy layer understood to be winter’s fog is a noxious smog carrying critical well being hazards, specialists say.
Smog is principally derived from the merging of two phrases; smoke and fog which signifies that smog is a mix of smoke and fog, created by rising vehicular and industrial emissions.
Basic smog outcomes from giant quantities of coal burning in an space and is brought on by a mix of smoke and sulfur dioxide.