LAHORE – Dense fog engulfed various areas of Punjab and disrupted the road and air traffic on Friday. The visibility was recorded at 50 meters at Allama Iqbal International Airport and zero at the motorway and national highway.

Motorway Police has warned people across Punjab to avoid unnecessary travel and directed the use of fog lights to avoid any road mishap.

Traffic is also suspended on Lahore to Pindi Bhattian section of the motorway in the wee hours of Friday because of fog.

Meanwhile, in many areas of Lahore, there are reports of power blackout.

Various local and international flights were rescheduled in Lahore due to the dense spell of fog.

According to the Met office, the visibility was reduced to 100 meters in different parts of the metropolis.