Delhi: Train services disrupted due to fog in city

Fourteen trains including Kanpur Shatabdi, Purushottam Express and Magadh Express were delayed due to fog in Delhi

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:January 20, 2016 12:37 pm
Delhi, delhi fog, delhi weather, delhi trains schedule, trains delayed, weather news, delhi news Trains were delayed due to fog in the city. (File Photo)

Fog enveloped the city on Wednesday morning disrupting rail services even as the minimum temperature settled at 8.9 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average.

While flight operations were not affected, poor visibility delayed 14 trains including Kanpur Shatabdi, Purushottam Express and Magadh Express, while three trains were rescheduled.

Visibility was recorded 1000 meters at 5.30 AM which dropped to 500 meters at 8:30 AM, said a Met department official.

Humidity was recorded at 97 per cent at 8.30 AM.

The Met department has predicted mainly clear skies for the day with possibility of moderate to dense fog till forenoon.

“The maximum temperature is expected to hover at 18 degrees Celsius,” the weatherman said.

On Tuesday, maximum temperature was recorded at 15.7 degrees Celsius while the minimum was 8.9 degrees Celsius.