As Delhi woke up to a yet another foggy morning, at least 11 Delhi-bound trains were running late as visibility in parts of northern Delhi plummeted below 100 meters due to dense fog in the early hours of Friday.
According to the MeT department, the next three days are predicted to open with foggy mornings as well. Dense to very dense fog is predicted for Delhi during the wee morning hours on Saturday, which is expected to further lower visibility in the region and bring down the temperatures, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said Friday.
“Dense to very dense fog observed at isolated places of Punjab and East Madhya Pradesh, while moderate fog at a few places over north Rajasthan and at isolated places over East Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Visibility in major cities are Punjab Amritsar lowered down to 25 meters; Madhya Pradesh’s Satna to 50 meters,” IMD in its daily weather forecast.
The delayed trains are Sitamarhi-Anand Vihar Lichhavi Express, Malda-Delhi Farakka Express, Puri-New Delhi Purushottam Express, Gaya-New Delhi Mahabodhi Express, Dibrugarh-Delhi Brahmaputra Mail, Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express, Bhagalpur-Anand Vihar Vikramshila Express, Islampur-New Delhi Magadh Express, Haldia-Anand Vihar Express, and Rewa-Anand Vihar Rew Express.
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(With ANI inputs)