A blanket of dense fog enveloped the national capital on Thursday, delaying 14 flights and 60 trains. The visibility was recorded at 300 meters at 5.30 AM which improved to 500 meters at 8.30 AM.
"The minimum temperature recorded at 8.30 AM was 5 degrees Celsius, two notches below normal while the humidity was recorded at 100 per cent," a MeT official said.
The weatherman has predicted a clear afternoon with the possibility of maximum temperature settling around 19 degrees Celsius.
Airport officials said 14 flights were delayed due to fog.
According to a Railway official, 60 trains were running late due to fog, 18 trains had to be rescheduled and 14 cancelled.
On Wednesday, the maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded at 18.4 and 7.4 degrees Celsius, respectively.
# Cold wave conditions continue unabated in Uttar Pradesh, trains delayed due to fog: Visuals from Gorakhpur pic.twitter.com/poeYJYaIrVâ€” ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) January 4, 2018
# Intense cold wave continues to grip Uttar Pradesh: Visuals from Allahabad and Kanpur pic.twitter.com/Mkbh3GstzIâ€” ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) January 4, 2018