Dense fog engulfs Delhi-NCR; flight, train services hit
A total of 9 people were injured in two separate accidents reported from Mau district in Uttar Pradesh and Sonipat town in Haryana.
At least seven people were injured after a bus collided with a truck in Mau district in Uttar Pardesh while two near Sonipat town, 50 km from Delhi, in a pile up of cars on a busy National Highway (NH-1), police said.
According to Delhi Traffic Police, air quality in Capital remains 'severe'; PM 2.5 & PM 10 levels remained above normal standards in several areas.
Five of the flights were diverted due to poor visibility at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi where low visibility procedures were implemented. "
"More than 18 flights were delayed due to the sharp drop in runway visibility, forcing the airport authorities to switch to operations under LVP," officials said. The visibility was recorded at 800 metres at 5:30 AM, which dropped to 200 metres three hours later.
Delhi: Season's first fog covers the national capital (Visuals from near India Gate) pic.twitter.com/zPWta6LRLk— ANI (@ANI_news) November 30, 2016
8:30 AM - Air Quality Index (AQI) from Delhi - PM 10 in Anand Vihar at 401, in RK Puram at 333, in Shadipur at 373.— ANI (@ANI_news) November 30, 2016
#FLASH Flight operations at Delhi and Lucknow airport affected due to dense fog; many flights delayed.— ANI (@ANI_news) November 30, 2016
Rajasthan: Season's first fog shrouds Dholpur city (early morning visuals) pic.twitter.com/aM1ErkM1p1— ANI (@ANI_news) November 30, 2016
Uttar Pradesh: 7 people injured after a bus collided with a truck in Mau district due to dense fog cover; Injured taken to hospital.— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) November 30, 2016
Uttar Pradesh: Dense fog blankets Kanpur (early morning visuals) pic.twitter.com/o0jT8LWmsT— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) November 30, 2016
OneIndia News (With inputs from agencies)