Flights, trains disrupted, Delhi likely to see more fog on Monday
New Delhi: Whilst a thick fog enveloped town on Sunday morning and disrupted flight operations for over three hours, the climate workplace has predicted dense fog on Monday morning with temperature anticipated to fall additional to 5 levels Celsius.
Flight operations had been affected on the Indira Gandhi Worldwide (IGI) airport right here between 7.30 a.m. and 11 a.m. with visibility dropping to beneath 50 metres. The low visibility delayed round 200 flights with over 40 flights diverted to different airports and a number of other cancelled.
Whilst flight operations resumed at round 11 a.m., the three-hour delay led to bunching up of flights which took hours to clear up.
No less than 15 trains had been additionally cancelled, 57 delayed and 18 rescheduled because of fog in a number of components of northern India.
The India Meteorological Division (IMD) stated there could be dense fog on Monday morning as nicely with mist or shallow fog in the course of the day.
“The minimal temperature on Monday would fall to 5 levels Celsius from 6.four levels Celsius recorded Sunday,” an official stated.
The utmost temperature on Monday would hover round 23 levels Celsius, the official stated.
On Sunday, the utmost temperature was recorded at 23.9 levels Celsius, 4 notches above the season’s common whereas the minimal temperature was recorded a notch beneath the season’s common at 6.four levels Celsius.
In accordance with IMD, the mercury will begin falling from January 1 with chilly winds anticipated from the snow-covered mountains within the north.