Tag: Fog

Fog in Britain hits flights

Thick fog hit flights to and from Britain for a second day on Monday with dozens of services cancelled at the major international hub...

Met office predicts light rain, dense fog

Lahore - Met Office predicted rain of light to moderate intensity at scattered places of upper parts of the county on Thursday/Friday, resulting some relief in the prevailing cold / foggy weather conditions. Minimum temperature in Lahore dropped to 1 Celsius, whereas maximum temperature remained at 19 Celsius in the Provincial metropolis.
Met Office informed that a westerly wave is likely to grip upper parts of the country on Thursday and likely to last for two days over there.

Fog blinds commuters as street lights go missing

Lahore - Citizens face problems in commuting owing to missing street lights as fog continues to engulf the provincial metropolis. Missing street lights are becoming problematic while many street lamps remain non-functional on main roads like Jail Road, Ferozpur Road, all underpass junctions and different areas of Johar Town.
According to the Rescue 1122 figures, more than 40 accidents occur every year in fog season in Lahore. Although major accidents owing to fog occur on

Fog and cold wave affect daily life in KP

PESHAWAR - Severe cold waves and fog have hit the daily life activities in most parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa particularly in the central region known as Peshawar Valley.
The people are facing serious problems as the major highways are either temporarily suspended for traffic or completely closed for several hours.
Movements in the province are restricted and people from northern areas and nearby districts Mardan, Charsadda, Swabi, Nowshera and Hazara are planning to travel to

Thick fog envelops Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

LAHORE - A majority of areas of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa remained under thick fog on Saturday, severely disrupting air, road and rail traffic in the two provinces.
The fog also forced authorities to announce the suspension of operation at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore, until 10am today (Sunday). The Motorway (M2) was closed for traffic between Lahore and Pindi Bhattian, while rail traffic also suffered due to foggy conditions, while the Pindi Bhattian-Islamabad

Dense fog envelops the city

LAHORE - Heavy fog and cold weather was witnessed in Lahore on Thursday, as the minimum temperature fell to 2.5 degree Celsius. The Met Office has forecast cold weather with heavy fog in the coming days.
According to details, around 22 cars collided with each other in the heavy fog owing to which two people died while several others were injured. The bad weather also delayed foreign and domestic flights by five to seven hours.
An Allama Iqbal International Airport official

Fog delaying PIA flights

KARACHI - While most of the airlines in Europe are fighting the snowy weather, the Pakistan International Airlines is facing delays because of foggy conditions.
The flights scheduled to Bhawalpur, Raheem Yar Khan, Faislabad, Sialkot, and Multan on Thursday were delayed and they could not reach their destinations till Thursday night. Recently, PIA's two Boeing-777 and one jumbo passenger planes have reached London.
The PIA spokesperson informed the flights stuck at the

Safety tips for driving in fog

LAHORE: With the start of the fog season, National Highways & Motorway Police (NH&MP) has started adopting extraordinary preventive measures to avoid fog-related accidents. NH&MP Inspector General Dr Wasim Kauser, while presiding over a meeting about the safety arrangements on national highways & motorways held at IG camp office Thoker Niaz Baig, said that the motto of 'safety first' should be kept in mind before boarding a vehicle one should check car lights and wipers.
He said

Vehicles without fog lights banned from motorway

FAISALABAD: Motorway police has banned the entry of all those public transport vehicles that travel without fog lights on motorway, to avoid accidents.
Motorway Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Nisar Ahmed Saroya has directed the motorway police M3 section between Lahore and Faisalabad to challan the vehicles that violate the fog light rules.
M3 Section has already launched a crack down against the violators and 100 public transport vehicles including passenger coaches,