Dense fog hits major highways in the Punjab province

LAHORE –The Punjab province continues to experience thick fog, severely hampering traffic on all major highways on Friday.

A motorway police spokesperson told that several cities, including Lahore, Manga Mandi, Pattoki, Okara, Sahiwal, Chichawatni, Mian Channu, Sheikhupura, Muridke, Gujranwala and Gujrat were experiencing dense fog.

He informed that the visibility on the roads was reduced up to 20 metres, due to which motorways from Lahore to Pindi Bhattiyan and M2 section, Lahore to Sheikhupura were closed.
Motorway authorities advised the drivers to switch on their fog lights. People have been advised to avoid unnecessary travelling and were also urged to contact the motorway police helpline or to use the mobile application in the case of an emergency.