Weather outlook of Lahore Punjab; fog may cause Motorway closure

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

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

A westerly wave is still affecting northern parts of the country.

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

However, rain-thunderstorm is likely in Murree, Galliyat and surroundings on Friday night.

Smog/fog is likely to persist in Narowal, Sialkot, Okara, Sahiwal, Gujranwala, Lahore, Faisalabad, Toba Tek Singh, Jhang, Khanewal, Multan, Bahawalpur, Khanpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan and surroundings during morning hours.

Moderate to dense fog/smog may cause closure of portions of Motorways (Peshawar-Swabi, Swabi-Islamabad, Sialkot-Lahore, Faisalabad-Multan and Multan-Sukkur) and disturb vehicular movement on National Highway.

In Lahore, minimum temperature is likely to remain between 11-13 degrees Celsius on Saturday and 10-12 C on Sunday.

Meanwhile, cold and dry weather prevailed in most parts of province during the last 24 hours.

Murree remained the coldest place in Punjab where mercury dropped to 06 C.

In Lahore, minimum temperature was recorded at 12 C.

Relative humidity in the evening was recorded at 58 per cent.