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Fog grips parts of Punjab, other provinces


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

28th Dec, 2019. 11:03 am
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thick fog

Parts of Punjab province and Upper Sindh as well as a few districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) remained under the grip of dense fog.

The fog caused poor visibility and made conditions difficult for driving.

Poor visibility also caused scores of flights to be diverted in the region.

Moderate to dense fog reported in Sukkur, Larkana, Rohri, Padidan and Jacobabad districts of upper Sindh.

Minimum temperature in Karachi will remain between 09 – 11º Celsius today.

Maximum temperature in the metropolis will remain between 25 – 27º Celsius.

While, humidity will be 40-50 percent in the morning and 15-25 percent in the evening.

The cold and dry conditions are likely to prevail in most parts of the country.

There are isolated chances of snowfall at high mountains in Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.

The night temperatures remained below normal in most of the areas earlier this week.

The fog has disrupted several schedules and has created various problems for the passengers.

Fog in most areas of Pakistan has severely affected routine lives, especially road traffic and train schedules.

Passengers faced critical problems as trains delayed due to thick smog.

Passengers have also complained that railway officials do not cooperate in providing information regarding the arrival of trains.

Earlier, Karachi experienced the coolest weather as the temperature went below 10 Degrees Celsius. 

According to the details, the temperature in Karachi went below 9 degrees Celsius.

Siberian winds from Quetta have caused a visible change in Karachi’s weather.

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted clear vision, cold and dry weather.

Children and adults have put on winter garments due to cold weather.

In addition to this, the consumption of fishes, soups, and other hot items increased as well. 

Apart from that, the prices of dry fruits have also increased to a great level. 

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