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Dense fog engulfs Delhi, Punjab; flights delayed

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

As dense fog enveloped the capital bringing visibility below 50 meters, operations at the International Airport temporarily suspended.

Also dense fog shrouds parts of Punjab, affecting normal life in several parts of the state on Thursday morning.

The capital officially welcomed winter as dense fog enveloped on Wednesday, making visibility almost minimal and bringing the morning traffic to a sluggish pace.

The says with this development, not only chill wintry will make a comeback, but pollution levels are also expected to spike.

However, the sudden change in weather conditions has also hit trains as 50 of them have either cancelled or re-scheduled its services.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, December 01 2016. 10:03 IST
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