Motorways reopen for traffic
Police advise drivers to use fog lights while travelling on motorways
Residents walk on a rail track next to a train amid foggy and smoggy conditions in Lahore.–AFP
Due to the thick fog, Motorway, M1, was closed down for traffic from Peshawar to Swabi. From Lahore to Kot Momin and from Samundri to Darkhana, Motorway, M2, has been shut down for traffic. Later, Motorway, M1, was reopened for traffic from Peshawar to Rashkai as the visibility improved.
Motorway, M3, was also closed for traffic from Jaranwala to Darkhana due to heavy foggy conditions.
While travelling, the drivers must keep their vehicles at a greater distance from other vehicles as they normally do, the police said. The drivers can also seek advice from helpline 130 before and during the course of their journey, the police said.
Reporter Usman Javed