New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Dense fog returned to the national capital Thursday affecting flight and train operations.
The visibility early in the morning dropped to below 50 metres. The Met Office has forecast fog will start clearing as the day progresses.
“Due to the dense fog in Delhi, all flights from Mumbai have been delayed by at least 40 minutes,” Rinan Shah, who is flying to Delhi from Mumbai, told IANS.
According to Northern Railway, train operations have also been disrupted.
Commuters travelling from Delhi to satellite towns Noida in Uttar Pradesh and Gurgaon in Haryana faced a lot of problem.
“It took me more than the normal time as the visibility due to the fog was zero on NH 8,” said Abhishek Mahapatra who works in an IT firm in Gurgaon.
Thursday’s minimum temperature settled a notch above the season’s average at 10.2 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 21 degrees Celsius.
Humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 100 percent.
Wednesday’s minimum temperature settled at 10 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average, while the maximum was 22 degrees Celsius.