Delhi fog: 21 trains delayed, 13 cancelled

Visuals of dense fog from New Delhi's India Gate. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Jan 17, 2018, 02.44 AM (IST)

Dense fog resulting from an intense cold wave continued to disrupt train services in Delhi today.

Twenty-one trains are running late, four have been rescheduled and 13 cancelled due to low visibility or operational reasons, the Chief Public Relations Officer of the Northern Railways told ANI.

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Pollution was also a contributing factor. 

The Air Quality Index, a barometer for measuring air pollution, was recorded as "poor" at Delhi's Terminal 3 airport.

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The adjoining National Capital Region's Noida was also enveloped in a thick blanket of fog in the morning hampering visibility.

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The Meteorological Department has predicted a maximum temperature of 25 degree Celsius with lows of eight degrees.

Shallow fog is expected to be seen in the national capital through the day.

(With inputs from ANI)


 

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The Meteorological Department has predicted a maximum temperature of 25 degree Celsius with lows of eight degrees