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Dense fog shrouds Delhi-NCR; 9 International, 8 domestic flights delayed

According To The Weatherman, The Minimum Temperature Was Recorded At 10 Degrees Celsius, Around Two Notches Above The Season’s Average.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Manas Dwivedi | Updated on: 04 Jan 2017, 08:47:31 AM
Dense fog shrouds Delhi-NCR; 9 International, 8 domestic flights delayed- (source: indiadailynewsblog3.blogspot.in)

New Delhi :

Dense fog shrouded the national capital on Wednesday morning, leading to the cancellation of one domestic flight and delaying 9 International and 8 other domestic flights from/to Delhi.

According to the weatherman, the minimum temperature was recorded at 10 degrees Celsius, around two notches above the season’s average.

The weatherman said visibility recorded at Safdarjung and Palam observatories was less than 50 meters at 7:30 AM which affected both flight and train operations.

Flight operations at Delhi’s IGIA Airport is being affected after the visibility dropped below minima level. One domestic flight has been cancelled and over 17 domestic & international flights have been delayed due to dense fog which engulfed the runway, airport sources said.

Due to bad weather, several trains are running late, while many of them have been rescheduled.

The MeT department said that humidity level recorded at 7.30 AM was 81 per cent, adding that skies will remain partly cloudy throughout the day.

The maximum temperature is expected to settle at 22 degrees Celsius. 

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First Published : 04 Jan 2017, 08:41:00 AM

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