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Dense fog shrouds Delhi, low visibility affects traffic, trains delayed

Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted a minimum temperature of 5°C and a maximum temperature of 27°C in the national capital

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Commuters ride through heavy fog on a winter morning, in New Delhi
Commuters ride through heavy fog on a winter morning, in New Delhi | Photo: PTI

Delhi was enveloped in a layer of fog on Tuesday morning and low visibility hindered the traffic movement.

At least four trains were running late on February 2, due to low visibility and other operational reasons said Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO) of Northern Railway (NR).

Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted a minimum temperature of 5°C and a maximum temperature of 27°C in the capital.

Dense to very dense fog in isolated in pockets has been observed over Punjab, northwest Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh said the While moderate fog has been observed in isolated pockets over Bihar, Assam, and Tripura.

Visibility was reported at 25 meters due to dense fog in Bareilly, Lucknow, and Gorakhpur on Tuesday. Visibility of 50 meters was reported at Ganganagar, Patiala, Baharaich, and Purnea, said.

In Assam's Tezpur and Gujarat's Naliya visibility was recorded at 200 meters said the Meteorological Department. In Delhi's Palam area, Gwalior, Bhagalpur visibility was up to 500 meters, it added.

As per the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), Delhi's overall air quality is in the 'very poor' category, with overall AQI standing at 347.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Tue, February 02 2021. 09:41 IST
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