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Cold day in Delhi; fog delays 13 trains, disrupts morning flights

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

It was a cold day in the national capital with dense delaying over 13 trains and disrupting flight operations in the morning hours Monday.

"The maximum temperature was recorded at 20.1 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal while the minimum settled at 7.1 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year," a said.

The humidity levels oscillated between 100 and 66 per cent.

The weatherman has predicted dense for Tuesday morning.

According to the railways, 13 trains were running late due to fog, including the Puri-New Purushottam Express (late by four hours) and which was scheduled to arrive in three hours late.

disrupted the flight operations at the as one of the runways had to be shut down from 9 am to 10 am due to low visibility.

The runway number 29 started operating normally post 10 am. The minimum runway visibility required for take-off is 125 metres, an said.

On Sunday, the minimum temperature in the national capital had settled at 8.6 degrees Celsius, while the maximum temperature recorded was 19.6 degrees Celsius.

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First Published: Mon, January 07 2019. 19:36 IST