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Fog blankets Karachi’s North Nazimibad area early Thursday.
Fog blankets Karachi’s North Nazimibad space early Thursday. 

KARACHI: Totally different areas of the town had been engulfed in dense fog Thursday morning, affecting the movement of site visitors and delaying flights on the Jinnah Worldwide Airport. 

The fog made life tough for the commuters travelling to workplaces and faculties.

The town’s Orangi City, Malir, North Nazimabad and surrounding areas had been engulfed with heavy fog. Site visitors on Tremendous Freeway Hyperlink Highway and in close by areas was additionally affected on account of low visibility. 

The Met Workplace has predicted dry climate in most elements of Sindh. “Shallow fog/smog is likely to prevail over Sukkur and surrounding areas during the morning hours,” it added.

Flights delayed

A number of flights on the Jinnah Worldwide Airport had been delayed because of the fog. 

Based on the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the Karachi to Islamabad flight, which was scheduled to depart at 7:00 am, bought delayed whereas an Istanbul-bound flight did not take off on account of low visibility.

Flights to Lahore and Peshawar additionally bought delayed, based on the CAA Flight Inquiry. A Karachi-Dubai flight was additionally delayed by two hours.

CAA officers mentioned flights operations might be absolutely restored when the fog subsides.

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