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Dense fog in north India affects train sevices; several international, domestic flights delayed

Dense Fog In North India, Especially In Delhi Area, Leading To Cancellation Of Three Trains And Delaying 81 Others.

PTI | Updated on: 07 Dec 2016, 10:33:28 AM
Dense fog affects timely running of 81 trains, 8 international and 5 domestic flights delayed (Image: ANI)

New Delhi:

Dense fog in north India, especially in Delhi area, leading to cancellation of three trains and delaying 81 others.

The operations at Delhi airport were near normal except for a few delays. A senior railway official said train services were disrupted due to low visibility. "81 trains are running late by several hours while thre ewere cancelled and 12 rescheduled due to dense fog," the railway official said.

According to a MeT Department official, the visibility was recorded at 100 meters at 5.30 AM and 8.30 AM respectivelyat Safdarjung. Visibility was recorded at zero at 5.30 AM at Palam, the official said.

Minimum temperature was 11.2 degrees Celsius, two notches above normal, while the humidity was recorded at 98 per centat 8.30 AM.

The MeT Department has forecast clear sky for the daywith the maximum settling at 25 degrees. Yesterday, the maximum was 24.8 degrees Celsius, while the minimum settled at 9.4 degrees Celsius.

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First Published : 07 Dec 2016, 10:16:00 AM

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