Delhi: 64 trains delayed, 2 cancelled due to smog

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Nov 11, 2017, 03:18 AM(IST)

Air quality was recorded as 'severe' at a number of places. Photograph:( ANI )

Sixty-four trains travelling to Delhi were delayed, 14 rescheduled, and two cancelled because of the smog.  

There were no reports of any planes being delayed. 

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Air quality meanwhile was recorded as "hazardous" at a number of places.

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As was the case in neighbouring Gurgaon and Faridabad. 

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Air quality in Delhi dips each year as winter approaches, with the cooler air trapping pollutants closer to the ground.  

The phenomenon is called "inversion". 

 

 

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