Kolkata: Dense fog enveloped the city of joy on Friday, which led to delaying of several trains, flights and other means of communication. The weather condition is likely to remain the same for the next few days.
As The air quality in the national capital has been keeping under ‘very poor’ category as the fog has not been allowing the particulate matter to disperse, the city of joy almost remains the same.
Moreover, hundreds of passengers at several railway stations in north India have been left stranded after multiple trains have been cancelled, delayed and rescheduled for the last couple of days. Howrah to Sealdah Railway Station having the same picture, train running too late and affected as dense fog prevails in the city.
62 trains in Delhi have been delayed, 20 rescheduled and 18 cancelled due to low visibility as fog continues to grip the region
17 flights have been delayed at the Delhi Airport, at the time of filing this report.
Yesterday, Northern Railway Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO) Nitin Chowdhary told that the Indian Railways has installed a fog-safety device in the trains to prevent their long delays in winters.
Earlier on Tuesday, the Indian Railways has decided to extend the services of few weekly special trains, in order to clear the holiday rush of passengers and the inconvenience caused due to dense fog in the national capital region.