This morning, poor visibility became a major problem for daily commuters as various areas of Upper Sindh and Southern Punjab were engulfed by dense fog and air pollution.
The road visibility turned near to zero at National Highway road from Khanewal to Bahawalpur, and Rohri Toll Plaza to Tando Masti Khan. The visibility was dropped to 70-80 meters at M1 Swabi, and 50 meters at Multan-Khanewal section and Bahawalpur bypass of M4, according to a spokesperson for Motorway.
The spokesperson also revealed that visibility had reduced to 30 meters at Rahim Yar Khan.
The motorway officials have urged the commuters to avoid driving, during this heavy spell of fog, as much as possible. Moreover, in case of emergency travel, use the fog lights, double indicators, and drive very slowly and carefully.
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On the other hand, Gilgit Baltistan’s Astore District has received heavy snowfall in the past few days. Malakand division also received rain-thunderstorm and snowfall over the hills.
According to the Meteorological Department, the weather remained cold and dry in most parts of the country over the past 24 hours. The cold and dry weather is expected in the next 24 hours in most parts of the country. Fog will remain ambling over Southern Punjab and upper Sindh during morning hours.
Yesterday’s lowest minimum temperatures were recorded at Kalat, Malamjabba, Astore, Quetta, and Skardu having temperatures of -05°C, -05°C, -04°C, -03°C, and -03°C, respectively.