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Mercury rises to 6.8 deg C, fog affects train service

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

There was slight from severe cold in today with the rising to 6.8 degrees Celsius, even as foggy conditions in the morning affected

The minimum temperature recorded yesterday was 4.2 degrees

Sunshine and warmth from rise in temperature brought some comfort to Delhiites but poor visibility affected road traffic and

Due to fog, 22 north India-bound trains were cancelled, three rescheduled while 49 were running late as of 6 am, a said.

"The minimum temperature at was recorded at 6.8 degrees Celsius, while the maximum is expected to be around 22 degrees

"The stations at Lodhi Road, Palam, Ridge and Ayanagar recorded 6.0, 7.4, 8.0 and 9.0 degrees respectively," a Department said.

The visibility recorded early morning was 800 metres and 1,000 metres at Safdarjung and Palam observatories respectively, he said.

The relative humidity at 8:30 am was 87 per cent.

The weatherman has forecast a clear sky with mist or shallow fog tomorrow morning.

The maximum temperature yesterday was recorded at 21.6 degrees Celsius during the day, two notches above the normal.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 11:25 IST