Parts of motorway closed for traffic as dense fog engulfs plains of Punjab


LAHORE: A dense layer of fog resulted in the closure of several routes on the Motorway on Friday morning, as foggy conditions prevailed in plain areas of Punjab and upper Sindh overnight.

The M2 route leading from Kot Momin to Lahore and Faisalabad, M3 route from Pindi Bhattian to Faisalabad and M4 route from Faisalabad to Gojra have been completely closed to traffic owing to the persisting fog.

Authorities have cautioned drivers to reduce speed and use fog lights on the highway to avoid any untoward incident.

Visibility suffered in parts of Punjab due to the fog. In Gujranwala and Multan, visibility dropped to 150 and 180 meters, respectively. Visibility was recorded at 35 meters and 40 meters in Sialkot and Faisalabad, respectively.