Fog disrupts rail, air traffic in Jammu
Dense fog disrupted air and rail traffic on Friday. Jammu railway station superintendent (SP) Ashwini Kumar said all trains were delayed due to low visibility.india Updated: Dec 26, 2014 23:02 IST
Dense fog disrupted air and rail traffic on Friday. Jammu railway station superintendent (SP) Ashwini Kumar said all trains were delayed due to low visibility.
Twenty-three trains from the rest of the country arrived late, including two - Pooja Express and Lohit Express - which ran 7-9 hours behind schedule.
Jammu airport SP Randeep Kumar said, "Two Air-India flights were cancelled, while the remaining 14 flights were delayed by 1-3 hours. The first flight could only land at 1 pm, while its scheduled landing was at 10 am."
The MeT has predicted that there will be no respite from fog over the next couple of days. "For the next 2-3 days, the plains of Jammu region will remain enveloped by fog," it said.
Meanwhile, Jammu on Friday recorded a maximum temperature of 9.3°C, seven degrees below normal. The minimum settled at 3.8°C, five degrees below normal.
The MeT has department predicted foggy weather for Saturday with maximum and minimum temperatures around 12°C and 6°C, respectively.
First Published: Dec 26, 2014 23:00 IST