Chilly Morning in Delhi, 7 Trains Cancelled Due to Fog Cover

Published: 09th February 2016 11:54 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th February 2016 12:08 PM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: It was a chilly morning in the city today with the mercury settling at 10 degrees Celsius even as fog cover led to cancellation of seven train services and delayed some flights.

"Fog cover was observed to be dense in some areas, while in some other pockets it was moderate to shallow. Relative humidity was recorded at 97 per cent at around 8:30 AM," a MeT official said. According to the official, visibility remained stable at 400 metres, between 5.30 AM and 8.30 AM.

The fog cover resulted in delay of 14 Delhi-bound trains, while 7 rail services remained cancelled as announced earlier.

According to a Delhi airport official, fog affected operations of some flights, but there was no diversion or cancellation of any air service.

The weatherman has predicted a clear day ahead.

"It will be a mainly clear day and maximum temperature is expected to hover around 24 degrees Celsius," the MeT official added.

Yesterday, the maximum temperature settled at 23.4 degrees Celsius while the minimum temperature was recorded at 9 degrees Celsius.

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