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Dense fog engulfs Delhi, 28 trains cancelled, dozens running late

Train services in Delhi badly affected due to dense fog as temperature drops down to 6.4 degrees Celsius.

delhi Updated: Jan 07, 2018 10:13 IST
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Many trains were cancelled and delayed due to heavy fog, at Old Delhi Railway station in Old Delhi Area, India on Saturday, January 06, 2018. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

It was a foggy morning here on Sunday with the minimum temperature recorded at 6.4 degrees Celsius, one notch below the season’s average, the weather office said.

Visibility at 8.30 a.m. stood at 400 metres and humidity at was recorded at 100 per cent.

At least 28 trains were cancelled, 36 delayed and nine rescheduled due to fog in several parts of northern India.

The Met has predicted a clear sky day ahead.

“The sky will be clear with moderate or dense fog in the morning,” an India Meteorological Department official said.

Maximum temperature is likely to be around 20 degrees Celsius.

The maximum temperature on Saturday settled at 20.8 degrees Celsius while the minimum temperature was recorded at 4.2 degrees Celsius, three notches below the average.

First Published: Jan 07, 2018 10:01 IST