Dense smog thickness over Punjab disrupts road, air traffic

Smog thickened to the basic level over Punjab on Monday, upsetting street and air activity over the area and making medical issues for the general population.

The Motorway and National Highways Authority announced the decrease of visibility on the streets from zero to 50 meters the previous evening, making travel unsafe.

Its representative Imran Shah again announced at night conclusion of the motorway from Pindi Bhattian to Faisalabad and from Faisalabad to Gojra at 8:30 in view of poor visibility. The vehicles running on the motorway were guided out. He said thick mist was covering the national roadway from Lahore to Dera Ismail Khan.

Flight operation too was disturbed amid the early hours of Monday. Airplane terminals everywhere throughout the region were required to be shut down around evening time as a result of the normal thick exhaust cloud. Many flights couldn’t be arrived at Lahore, Multan and different air terminals on Saturday morning because of negative avionics conditions, making issues the travelers.

Environment Secretary Saif Anjum said local commitments to smog had been decreased significantly in light of the administration steps. The reversal level, the level of upper layer caused by poisons from India, was 600 meters while the level of contaminations beneath was diminishing, he said.