NewsMobile Smart Traveller: 15 trains delayed due to dense fog over Delhi

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Several trains arriving and departing from Delhi were delayed on Thursday, dense fog continues blanketing northern India.

As many as 15 trains were delayed by over three hours. The cold wave is expected to grip the national capital in the next few days, as India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that dense fog is likely to prevail at isolated pockets over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi during next three days.

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On the other hand, Srinagar witnessed the coldest night of the season as the Jammu and Kashmir capital recorded a temperature of minus 7.6 degree Celsius, the Met Office said on Thursday.

Srinagar recorded the coldest night of the season at minus 7.6 degree, breaking the December 31, 2007 record of minus 7.2 degree, water bodies were frozen in and around Srinagar in the morning.  an official of the Met department said.

Delhi on Sunday recorded a temperature of 3.7 degrees Celsius, its lowest in December in 12 years

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A total of 84 flights were delayed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Tuesday due to low visibility conditions, ANI reports.

“Cold weather combined with the availability of moisture will result in foggy conditions over Northwest India. This dense fog is likely to reduce visibility over Punjab, Haryana, North Rajasthan, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh resulting in difficulty for commuters in the morning and noon hours,” stated Skymet, a private weather forecasting agency.

The air quality in Delhi-NCR remained ‘hazardous’. According to SAFAR, Delhi Air Quality Index (AQI) was 423 — in the hazardous zone.

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