LAHORE: The threat of toxic smog has receded in Lahore due to overnight rain in the city.
According to Meteorological department sources, the rain is expected to continue till Friday with wind directions to change within next 24 hours.
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Different parts of the city recorded an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 600-800, double the safety limits. In fact, Wednesday night was Lahore’s worst and most hazardous smog recording so far, this year.
Meanwhile, the residents of Lahore reported to have burning eyes and a sore throat, whereas, some of them is getting troubled with acrid smell of smoke in the air.