Dense fog delays 42 trains in Delhi

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New Delhi: Dense fog enveloped Delhi Thursday morning, delaying 42 trains due to the poor visibility, officials said.

The Met Office said the visibility slumped to below 50 meters in the morning.

According to the Northern Railway, 41 trains were running late and one train was rescheduled due to the dense fog in an around the national capital.

The minimum temperature of the day was 7.2 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the season.

“The dense fog Thursday morning led to poor visibility. However, the sky in the day will be clear. The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 15 degrees Celsius,” said an official of the India Meteorological Department.

Humidity at 8.30 a.m was 100 percent.

Wednesday’s maximum temperature was 13.1 degrees Celsius, seven notches below the season’s average, while the minimum was 6.4 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average.

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