Punjab had been envelo­ped by pollut­ed winds and fog throug­hout the last month



Smog levels reduced significantly as Lahore and several parts of Punjab received their first winter rainfall on Tuesday.

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The change in weather has left people of the province smiling with joy as the clouds thundered above them. Regions in the province witnessed rain throughout with varying measures. The rain has reduced the prevalent smog in the region.

Punjab had been enveloped by polluted winds and fog throughout the last month because of which residents faced severe situations including difficulty in transport.

Lahore, Jhang, Pakpatan, Sheikhupura, Faisalabad, Okara, Bhawalnagar and Farooqabad witnessed little rainfall. Toba Tek, Sangh, and Bhakar welcomed rainfall that lasted for more than two hours and winter winds have started to cross Punjab.

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Meanwhile, in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), Banu has also witnessed light rainfall. However, there is snowfall and heavy rain in southern Waziristan which has lead to extreme cold conditions in the region. Dera Ismail Khan also welcomed light rainfall last night.

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