LAHORE Incessant fog and severe cold continue to disturb normal routine life in plains of the country including the City with experts seeing no respite from the prevailing weather conditions during the next couple of days. Incessant fog, persisting on the fifth consecutive day on Wednesday, caused delay in arrival and departure of international and domestic flights, disturbed normal schedule of trains and hampered vehicular movement on major intercity roads due to reduced visibility, especially from midnight to 12 at noon. The fog started falling in the evening before lifting of the existing mass. Dense fog forced closure of Motorway from Pindi Bhattian to Lahore and from Pindi Bhattian to Faisalabad at midnight, causing difficulties for the motorists who no other option to use alternative routes including National Highway. According to the experts, continental air prevails over most parts of the country. On Wednesday, maximum and minimum temperature in the City was recorded 12 degree Celsius and 04 C respectively. Relative humidity in the morning was recorded 86 per cent which decreased to 74 per cent in the evening. Local meteorological department has forecast mainly cold and dry weather for most parts of the country during the next couple of days.