Fog hinders traffic flow
More than passenger trains coming to Lahore from Karachi and Quetta were delayed for hours because of bad weather, 24NewsHD TV channel reported.
According to the Railways, the Karachi Express was delayed by 5 hours 40 minutes, Pak Business Express by 5 hours 30 minutes, Karakoram Express by 5 hours, Shah Hussain Express by 4 hours and Shah Farid Express by 3 hours.
Similarly, Awam Express faced a delay of 3 hours, Allama Iqbal Express 3 hours, Tezgam 2 hours Khyber Mail Express 2 hours and 20 minutes, Green Line Express 2 hours and 20 minutes, Jaffer Express 2 hours 20 minutes.
Poor visibility resulted in reviewing flight schedule and diverting landing from the Allama Iqbal International Airport Tuesday.
According to an airport official, a total of 14 flights to and from Lahore were rescheduled while Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-186 from Sharjah and Abu Dhabi-bound flight PK-263 were cancelled. Flight ER 524, coming from Karachi to Lahore, and Karachi-bound ER 525 were also cancelled. Flight operation was resumed at the airport after 13 hours due to reduction in fog.