Fog Disrupts Railway Schedules, Several Trains Cancelled


New Delhi: Foggy weather condition persisted in the national capital today disrupting rail traffic, with 12 trains including Patna Rajdhani Express, Howrah-Jodhpur Express getting cancelled.

Besides, 81 Delhi-bound trains were running behind schedule, ranging 4-10 hours, and 40 trains were rescheduled, a senior railway official said.

The minimum temperature settled at 12.3 degrees Celsius, three notches above normal while the maximum was pegged at 26.8 degrees Celsius, two notches above normal.

The relative humidity level oscillated between 31 and 98 per cent, a MeT Department official said.

Air traffic was affected in the morning, but airport officials attributed it to operational delay.

The weatherman has forecast clear sky and shallow fog in the morning.

The maximum and minimum temperatures for tomorrow are likely to hover around 25 and 11 degrees Celsius respectively.

On Friday, the maximum temperature was recorded at 24.6 degrees Celsius while the minimum settled at 11.5 degrees Celsius.