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Cold and dry weather blankets most parts of the country

Cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of Pakistan, with extreme cold in the upper regions and north Balochistan.

Dense fog is expected to form in the plains of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and upper Sindh.

Frost is expected in the Pothohar region early in the morning, and cold, dry weather is expected elsewhere in Quetta.

In Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Met Office predicts very cold and dry weather for Srinagar, Jammu, Leh, Pulwama, Anantnag, Shopian, and Barmula.

Pakistan In Grip Of Dense Fog, Causes Disruption Of Road And Air Traffic

Pakistan In Grip Of Dense Fog, Causes Disruption Of Road And Air Traffic:

National: Pakistan In Grip Of Dense Fog, Causes Disruption Of Road And Air Traffic

Due to heavy fog, several highways and motorways remained closed in many areas of Punjab.

Due to heavy fog, many trains were delayed for hours.

Flight schedules were also significantly impacted by cold weather and dense fog.

The Lahore Multan Motorway from Faizpur to Nankana Sahib, the M2 Motorway from Lahore to Kot Momin, and the Lahore Sialkot Motorway from Lahore to Sambaryal remained closed for traffic.

while other Central Punjab highways, particularly the GT, were severely impacted Due to poor visibility on the road.

A Motorways spokesperson advised drivers to avoid unnecessary travel, use fog lights on their vehicles, and call helpline 130 for assistance.

Flights Delayed, Traffic Affected As Fog Engulfs Karachi

Different areas of the city were engulfed in dense fog, affecting the flow of traffic and delaying flights at the Jinnah International Airport. 

The fog made life difficult for the commuters travelling to offices and schools.

The city’s Orangi Town, Malir, North Nazimabad, and surrounding areas were engulfed with heavy fog. Traffic on Super Highway Link Road and in nearby areas was also affected due to low visibility. 

Flights delayed

Several flights at the Jinnah International Airport were delayed due to the fog. 

CAA officials said flight operations would be fully restored when the fog subsides.

Pavan Manzoor
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Pavan Manzoor is an experienced content writer , editor and social media handler along with a track record of youth-oriented activities in Pakistan and abroad. She was selected as a fully-funded delegate as a leadership fellow in Turkey. She also led a team of 5 volunteers at the week-long Young Professionals Fellowship in Maldives. She is also a member of the Youth Standing Committee on Higher Education.

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