One dies as fog engulfs parts of Punjab
December 27, 2020 11:35 AM
Fog engulfed parts of Punjab late on Saturday, bringing life to a halt even in the provincial capital Lahore.
A death in the fog-related incident was reported in Shakargharh when a motorcyclist hit a car. A man died while another two sustained in the accident.
Reports said fog engulfed Lahore, Kasur, Sheikhupura, Hafizabad, Narowal, Shakrgarh, Wazirabad and suburbs.
The authorities of Lahore airport let just one of 54 flights can operate while 27 flights suspended and diverted nine
Also, authorities closed part of the Motorway – From Lahore to Pindi Bhatian and Lahore to Sialkot – as fog reduced visibility.
A travel advisory was issued, calling for adopting protective measurements including putting on fog lights and maintaining a visible distance between the vehicle if travel is unavoidable.