Cold wave persists in Delhi,fog disrupts schedule of 17 trains
New Delhi, Jan 31: Delhi residents woke up to another chilly morning today with icy winds sweeping across the city and fog disrupting the schedule of 17 trains.
The minimum temperature recorded this morning was 7.2 degrees Celsius, a notch below normal, a MeT official said. The visibility recorded at 8.30 AM was 800 metres and the humidity levels oscillated between 42 and 76 per cent.
According to a Northern Railway official, 17 north-bound trains including Mahabodhi express, Brahmputra mail and Purshottam express were running behind their schedule due to fog in morning hours. The weatherman has predicted a clear day ahead. The sky will be mainly clear and the mercury is likely to settle at 20 degrees Celsius, the official said.
Yesterday, the maximum temperature was recorded two notches below normal at 19.6 degrees Celsius while the minimum settled three notches below the season's average at 6.2 degrees Celsius.