Delhi fog: Dense fog,minimum temperature dips to 8.2 degrees celsius
Visibility was recorded at 200 metres at 5.30 AM, which subsequently improved to 400 metres by 8.30 AM.
On the last day of 2016, dense fog shrouded the national capital with the minimum temperature dipping to 8.2 degrees Celsius.
The minimum temperature is one notch below the usual and the blanket of fog in turn brought down visibility levels which affected train and air operations.
As many as 69 north-bound trains were running late while 16 have been rescheduled, a railways spokesperson told media.
9 international flights have been delayed and 1 has been canceled in Delhi. 3 domestic flights have been delayed and 2 are cancelled.
Visibility was recorded at 200 metres at 5.30 AM, which subsequently improved to 400 metres by 8.30 AM, a weather official said.
Delhi wakes up to dense fog, cold wave conditions continue to prevail. (early morning visuals) pic.twitter.com/nyksfmBGtF
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"The maximum temperature is likely to be around 19 degrees Celsius and partly cloudy conditions will prevail through the day," the official said.
Yesterday, the maximum temperature had plunged to 18.5 degrees, two notches below the normal, while the minimum was recorded at 10.5 degrees Celsius.