- Flights and motorway blocked Saturday morning attributable to dense fog throughout Punjab
- Met workplace predicts first rain of latest 12 months, cloudy climate for Punjab, KP and Kashmir
- Sturdy westerly wave prone to enter Pakistan tomorrow
LAHORE: Thick fog engulfed most cities in Punjab, together with Lahore Saturday morning, leaving visibility at a low.
The Pakistan Meteorological Division (PMD) recorded a temperature of two°C in Lahore Saturday morning.
The motorway was closed and flights cancelled as Punjab was hit by smog.
PMD mentioned the primary rain of the brand new 12 months is anticipated tonight (Saturday) in Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Kashmir, whereas temperatures will drop additional.
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The climate will keep cloudy and wet for the subsequent three days in Lahore, the Met workplace mentioned, predicting that the utmost temperature for at this time might be 15°C.
Lahorites shiver as mercury drops to 1.8°C
On Friday, mercury dropped to 1.8°C in Lahore, whereas Met officers predicted related climate situations for the subsequent 24 hours.
They mentioned continental air is prevailing over most components and a powerful westerly wave is prone to enter Pakistan tomorrow (Sunday).
Chilly and dry climate is predicted for many components of the nation with “very cold” climate in higher Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, north Balochistan, Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.
Dense fog is prone to prevail in plain areas of Punjab and higher Sindh and frost is prone to happen in some plain areas of Punjab in the course of the morning hours, the Met workplace mentioned.