Delhi witnesses dense fog, records minimum temperature of seven degree Celsius; 22 trains running late in Northern Railway region

  • Twenty two trains have been running late due to low visibility in the Northern Railway region.

  • Due to bad weather, flight operations at the New Delhi airport have also been affected with over 30 departures being delayed.

  • The IMD also said that dense to very dense fog was also observed over Punjab, north Rajasthan, Haryana and Delhi, East Uttar Pradesh and Bihar in the early morning on Wednesday.

New Delhi: The National Capital woke up to dense fog on Wednesday morning with the minimum temperature recorded at seven degrees Celsius. A dense layer of fog was witnessed on Barapullah flyover in Delhi and in parts of the NCR region.

 Delhi witnesses dense fog, records minimum temperature of seven degree Celsius;  22 trains running late in Northern Railway region

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Twenty two trains have been running late due to low visibility in the Northern Railway region.

The IMD in a tweet said, "Delhi reported very dense fog (visibility-25 meter) at 5.30 am on Wednesday and which likely to continue till 10 am to 11 am and improve thereafter."

"Dense to very dense fog very likely to affect flight operations and transportation due to poor visibility," the IMD said in a tweet.

The IMD also said that dense to very dense fog was also observed over Punjab, north Rajasthan, Haryana and Delhi, East Uttar Pradesh and Bihar in the early morning on Wednesday.

The IMD on Wednesday forecast dense fog very likely in isolated parts over Bihar, Odisha, Assam and Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura and cold day conditions in isolated parts over West Uttar Pradesh during the next 24 hours.

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Updated Date: Jan 22, 2020 10:37:04 IST