Dense fog engulfs parts of Punjab, disrupts road traffic


LAHORE: Dense fog blanketed different parts of the province, including Lahore, Multan, Sheikhupura, Okara, Sahiwal and Bahawalpur on Tuesday and disrupted the road traffic.

According to reports, road traffic was suspended on Motorway from Lahore to Sheikhupura section after visibility dropped to zero.

Visibility was also down to zero at several places at the National Highway near Okara, Sahiwal Multan and Bahawalpur

The Motorway police have appealed the drivers to use GT Road for travel from Lahore to Sheikhupura.

The motorway authority has advised people to avoid unnecessary travelling due to zero visibility.

Officials advised that the motorists and commuters should plan their journey in day light instead of night hours.

Fog lights should be used besides reducing speeds and maintain the safe distance in unfavourable weather conditions.