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Fog Woes: 24 Trains, 14 Flights Delayed Due to Poor Visibility in Delhi

Representative image.(Image: PTI)

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At least 24 trains were delayed and 5 others were rescheduled on Monday due to dense fog in most parts of north India, sources told CNN-News18. One train was cancelled due to foggy weather.

New Delhi: Rail and air travel woes continued due to fog on Monday.

At least 24 trains were delayed and 5 others were rescheduled on Monday as dense fog blanketed Delhi-NCR and other parts of north India, sources told CNN-News18. One train was cancelled due to bad weather conditions.

According to the Delhi International Airport Limited, which manages operations at the Indira Gandhi International airport in Delhi, 6 International and 8 domestic flights from/ to Delhi were delayed following poor visibility caused due to foggy weather.

There was shallow fog on Sunday morning. The minimum temperature was recorded at 7.2 degree Celsius, a notch below the season's average.

Srinagar records season's coldest night

Meanwhile, Srinagar recorded the season's coldest night so far as the minimum temperature dropped to minus 4.9 degrees Celsius on Sunday. The lowest night temperature was minus 5.9 degrees Celsius in Pahalgam and minus 3 degree Celsius in Gulmarg. Leh town in Ladakh region recorded minus 12 degree Celsius while the night's lowest temperature was minus 9.4 in Kargil.

The 40-day-long period of extreme cold known as the "Chillai Kalan" begins in the valley from December 21.

first published:December 19, 2016, 07:45 IST