Dense fog continues for second day in entire North region

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Dec 18, 2014 19:24 IST

The dense fog continued for the second consecutive day even on Thursday morning and gripped the entire region. According to Chandigarh Meteorological Centre, the dense fog - which occurred during to the passing of Western Disturbances - reduced the visibility to less than 350 meters in Chandigarh.

According to Chandigarh Meteorological Centre the dense fog was witnessed in most of cities in the region including Ambala,Hissar, Karnal, Narnaul, Bhiwani, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Patiala etc.

Earlier Chandigarh Meteorological Centre has already predicted that the sky will be partly cloudy with fog occurring during the morning and night for the next 24 hours.

The temperature will start increasing and there will be shallow fog Saturday onwards and the days will be sunny.

However the coming week will witness several spells of fog and the sky will remain cloudy on several days.

In the coming next week, the maximum temperature is likely to be 19 degree Celsius and the minimum is expected to be 6 degree Celsius.

Earlier on Wednesday all flights of SpiceJet remained suspended throughout the day, the Delhi-Chandigarh flight was also cancelled. Two other flights - Air India flying between Mumbai to Chandigarh, via Delhi.

This was delayed by three hours. The Jet Airways flight between Mumbai and Chandigarh - was delayed by one hour.

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