Dense fog envelopes Capital city; train and flight services hit

Bhubaneswar: Dense fog in twin cities (Cuttack-Bhubaneswar) threw normal life out of gear in the morning on Tuesday. Flight and train services were affected due to the low visibility.

Several north-bound trains were running late.Travellers faced problems because of bad weather conditions. Rajdhani Express scheduled to leave Bhubaneswar at 9.30 am was rescheduled at 12 noon. Similarly, Purusottam Express was rescheduled at 8 am and Nilachala Express at 10 am and Hirakhand at 9 am.

Several passengers had to wait for hours to start their journey. The people, who were waiting for their journey, had returned to their home and hotels after Railways rescheduled the timing of the train. But some passengers waited at the waiting room of the station for hours to board the train.

The fog enveloped the Capital city till 10 am today following which many vehicles were found plying on road with light. The visibility reduced to around 10to 15 metre