Dense Fog in Delhi, 64 trains cancelled

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Delhi feels the effect of air pollution
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As most of the winter season in Delhi has been unusually warm so far, Delhiites finally woke up to a rather foggy morning today, with visibility down to 500 metres. The dense fog  affected transport as usual with 64 trains being cancelled.

According to the Northern Railway, due to thick fog in and around Delhi, 10 other trains were running late.

As per meteorological department’s forecast, skies are going to remain partly cloudy throughout the day, and it’s going to be a foggy evening.

India Meteorological Department (IMD) said, “There was dense fog in the morning. Sky is likely to be partly cloudy and the maximum temperature is likely to hover around 21 degree Celsius.”

Two notches above average for this season, the minimum temperature was recorded at 9 degree Celsius. This morning, the humidity at 8.30 a.m was recorded at 95 percent.

Meanwhile, the past few days saw maximum temperature to be 19 degree celsius, a notch below the season’s average, and the minimum temperate recorded as 13.6 degree celsius, six notches above the season’s average.

Around 10 Delhi-bound trains were running late, including Magadh Express, Bikramshila Express and Poorva Express.