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Chilly morning in Delhi; fog hits air, rail traffic

 It was a chilly morning in the national capital with moderate to dense fog delaying 14 Delhi-bound trains even as the mercury settled at 9 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year.



New Delhi: It was a chilly morning in the national capital with moderate to dense fog delaying 14 Delhi-bound trains even as the mercury settled at 9 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year.

"The minimum temperature was recorded at 9 degrees Celsius at 8.30 AM. The humidity was 90 per cent," a MeT official said.

The visibility was recorded at 400 metres at 5.30 AM which gradually improved to 600 metres at 8.30 AM.

According to railway officials, 14 Delhi-bound trains were reported running late while 23 trains remained cancelled as announced earlier.

The flight operations were normal, according to Delhi Airport's website.

The weatherman has predicted a clear day ahead.

"The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to settle at 23 and 9 degrees Celsius," the official said.

Yesterday, the maximum temperature settled at 22.2 degrees Celsius while the minimum temperature was recorded at 13 degrees Celsius.

From Zee News

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