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Sunny day after foggy morning in Delhi

 A sunny day in the national capital came as a relief to Delhiites after a cold and foggy morning on Sunday which brought down the visibility to less than 50 metres, affecting around 100 flights and 60 trains.



New Delhi: A sunny day in the national capital came as a relief to Delhiites after a cold and foggy morning on Sunday which brought down the visibility to less than 50 metres, affecting around 100 flights and 60 trains.

According to the weather department, maximum temperature was recorded at 21.6 degrees Celsius, which was one degree above the normal for this time of the season.

The minimum temperature was 6.4 degrees Celsius, which was one notch below the normal.

The met official has predicted moderate or dense fog on Monday morning.

"Mainly clear sky. Moderate/dense fog in the morning. The maximum and minimum temperatures would be around 21 and 6 degrees Celsius respectively," the official said.

The humidity level oscillated between 97 to 48 percent.

Yesterday, the maximum and minimum temperatures had settled at 21.1 and 8.4 degrees Celsius respectively.

Earlier in the day, fliers at Delhi airport had a tough time as around 100 flights, including international flights, were affected due to dense fog and low visibility which was below 50 meters.

One flight was cancelled, while three international flights were diverted to other airports. Besides, nearly 100 flights, including domestic departures, were also delayed.

60 north-bound trains, including Rajdhani trains coming from Ranchi, Bhubneswar, Kolkata, Sealdah, Dibrugarh were running late by several hours due to dense fog.

According to Nothern Railway officials, Poorba Express to Poorvanchal has been cancelled due to inclement weather.

From Zee News

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