Delhi woke up to a cold morning on Sunday as the minimum temperature settled at 6.4 degrees Celsius with dense fog affecting around 100 flights and 60 trains.
The minimum temperature was one notch below normal, while humidity was recorded at 97 per cent at 8:30 am. Yesterday the minimum temperature settled at 8.4 degrees Celsius. Fliers at Delhi airport had a tough time as around 100 flights, including international flights, were affected due to dense fog and low visibility which was below 50 meters.
One flight was cancelled, while three international flights were diverted to other airports due to weather conditions. Besides, nearly 100 flights, including domestic departures, were also delayed. 60 north-bound trains, including Rajdhani trains coming from Ranchi, Bhubneswar, Kolkata, Sealdah, Dibrugarh were running late by several hours due to dense fog.
According to Nothern Railway officials, Poorba Express to Poorvanchal has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Weatherman said that things will improve as the day progresses and it would be a mainly clear sky. The maximum temperature is expected to settle around 19 degree Celsius.