Flight, train schedule hit due to fog in Delhi
Fog in the city again disrupted the schedule at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Friday with 17 flights delayed. Poor visibility also disrupted train services. A total of 62 trains have been delayed. Also, 20 trains were rescheduled and 18 others cancelled due to low visibility as fog continues to grip the region. Delhi is reeling under the intense cold wave with current temperature in the national capital is 10°C.
According to Meteorological Department weather forecast, very dense fog observed at most places over Bihar, at many places over Punjab; at a few places over East Uttar Pradesh; at isolated places over West Uttar Pradesh, Northwest Rajasthan, North Madhya Pradesh and Tripura.
Dense fog observed at many places over Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi; at isolated places over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim.
Moderate fog at isolated places over Gangetic West Bengal and Assam and Meghalaya. The lowest visibility (in meters) observed at Amritsar, Patiala, Ganganagar, Agra, Lucknow and Varanasi 25 M each. Sultanpur, Kailashahar, Patna, Gaya, Purnea, Bhagalpur, Satna and Gwalior 50 M each; Chandigarh, Ambala, Hissar, Delhi (Palam), Bahraich and Malda