Fog engulfs Punjab, disrupts traffic on Motorway

10:07 AM | 9 Dec, 2018
Fog engulfs Punjab, disrupts traffic on Motorway
LAHORE - Foggy weather conditions are affecting road traffic in several parts of Punjab today.

According to the spokesperson for Motorway Police Imran Shah, the dense fog disrupted the flow of traffic in Lahore, Sahiwal, Harrapa, Gujranwala, Shikarpur, Hafizabad, Kasur and the adjoining areas on Sunday's early morning. Due to the fog, major roads were closed in these cities, including the motorway.

The routes from Lahore to Rawalpindi and Faisalabad to Gojra have been closed due to fog, the spokesperson added.

The motorway police have also appealed the drivers to use precautionary measures while driving. They also advised motorists to switch on fog lights and also requested people to stay home and avoid unnecessary traveling.

Motorists are advised to use GT Road to travel from Lahore to Islamabad. Officials are advising motorists to drive slowly and carefully and use their fog lights.

The Meteorological Department has said that rain is expected in Lahore today. If it does rain, the fog is likely to disappear.

To find out whether the road you’re planning to take is clear, you can call the 130 helpline.

The author is working as Editor Digital Media for Daily Pakistan and can be reached @ItsSarfrazAli.


Currency Rates Today - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 25 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 25, 2024 (Thursday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279 for buying and 280.75 for selling. Euro's buying rate moved up to 301.75 and selling rate is 303.85.

British Pound rate is 356 for buying, and 360.25 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.65 and Saudi Riyal hovered at 73.90.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279 280.75
Euro EUR 301.75 303.85
UK Pound Sterling GBP 356 360.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.65 77.4
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.90 74.63
Australian Dollar AUD 184.95 186.75
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.65 205.65
China Yuan CNY 38.4 38.8
Danish Krone DKK 40.15 40.55
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202.4 204.4
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 309.05 311.55
Thai Bhat THB 7.55 7.7


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