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Heavy fog engulfs Delhi; nine flights delayed, 54 trains running late

Several flights and trains were delayed on Sunday as heavy smog continued to envelop New Delhi and outskirts making visibility almost minimal and bringing the morning traffic to a sluggish pace.


Heavy fog engulfs Delhi; nine flights delayed, 54 trains running late

New Delhi: Several flights and trains were delayed on Sunday as heavy smog continued to envelop New Delhi and outskirts making visibility almost minimal and bringing the morning traffic to a sluggish pace.

According to ANI report, at least 54 trains to and from Delhi have been running late whereas 12 have been rescheduled. Eleven trains have been cancelled due to poor visibility. 

On the other hand, four international and five domestic flights have been delayed due to the poor visibility and one Delhi-Hyderabad flight was cancelled. 

The Meteorological Department predicted that the weather will worsen while Airport officials have said that they are well prepared to tackle the situation.

On Saturday, at least 13 trains were cancelled whereas 40 trains were rescheduled due to foggy conditions in Delhi and National Capital Region. In addition, nine international and four domestic flights from Delhi were also delayed due to the dense fog. 

From Zee News

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