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Smog Grips Parts of Punjab

LAHORE: Smog continues to grip plain areas of Punjab including Lahore, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Multan Bahawalpur and Sukkur divisions for the last couple of days.

According to the Met department website, the level of air quality index (AQI) in Lahore and some other cities has crossed 300 (very unhealthy).

The sudden spike in Air Quality Index (AQI) in Lahore, Faisalabad and Gujranwala has forced authorities to announce school closure amid concerns from the citizens.

Smog or a high level of air pollution in Punjab is causing eye and throat irritation, skin rashes, besides generating or aggravating pulmonary diseases.