Weather update for Lahore, Pakistan; fog intensifies in plains


LAHORE – The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast mainly cold and dry weather for most parts of Pakistan including Lahore during the next two days.

According to the synoptic situation, continental air prevails over most parts of Pakistan.

Under these conditions, mainly cold and dry weather is expected in Lahore and most parts of the country on Wednesday night and the next two days.

Partly cloudy weather is likely in western parts.

Cloudy weather is expected in northwestern Balochistan with rain-thunderstorm in Gwadar, Chaghi, Turbat and surroundings during the period.

Fog/smog is likely to persist in upper Sindh, plains of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa during morning and night hours.

Dense fog/smog is likely in Narowal, Sialkot, Okara, Sahiwal, Gujranwala, Lahore, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Khanewal, Multan, Bahawalpur, Khanpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan and surrounding.

Fog update for Motorways/National Highway

Moderate to dense smog/fog is likely to disturb vehicular movement on Motorway (Peshawar-Swabi, Swabi-Islamabad, Pindi Bhattian-Lahore, Kallar Kahar-Pindi Bhattian, Lahore-Abdul Hakim, Sialkot-Lahore, Pindi Bhattian-Faisalabad, Faisalabad-Multan and Multan-Sukkur) and National Highway.

Less visibility may cause closure of portions of Motorways from late night to early morning.

In Lahore, minimum temperature is likely to remain between 07-09 degrees Celsius on Thursday and 08-10 C on Friday.

Meanwhile, cold and dry weather prevailed across Pakistan during the last 24 hours.

Leh remained the coldest place in the country where mercury dropped 12 C below the freezing point.

In Lahore, minimum temperature was recorded at 08 C.

Relative humidity during the evening was recorded at 69 per cent.

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