New Delhi: Fog in northern India on Tuesday led to the cancellation of 71 trains, Northern Railway said. Another 10 train were said to be running late.
But flights here were unaffected, a Delhi airport official said. The trains running late include Howrah Express and Rajdhani Express, a railway statement said.
“The sky is likely to remain clear throughout the day,” the India Meteorological Department said.
The minimum temperature in Delhi was 8.5 degrees Celsius. The maximum was likely to hover around 25 degrees on Tuesday. Humidity was recorded at 95 percent at 8.30 a.m. while visibility stood at 1,000 metres, the Met office said.
Monday’s maximum temperature was 25.5 degrees, six notches above the average for this time of the season.
“The sky is likely to remain clear throughout the day,” an official of the India Meteorological Department said.
On Sunday, thick fog and zero visibility in the national capital continued to hamper train services delaying the departure of Rajdhani Express from here by over 10 hours.