Fog Highlights: 24 Trains Cancelled, 52 Delayed And 34 Rescheduled; Details Here

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NEW DELHI: Several parts of North India including Delhi and the adjoining National Capital Region were engulfed in dense fog as temperatures continue to plummet today. The northern states were reeling under a piercing cold wave with many places in Jammu and Kashmir recording sub-zero temperatures.

Poor visibility had severely affected all three modes of communication, rail-road-air, disrupting daily lives. 24 trains were cancelled, 52 delayed and 34  were rescheduled due to immense fog. Flights were also being grounded as visibility levels drop to below 100 metres.

More than 40 people have reportedly died due to the cold wave in Uttar Pradesh in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 143 reported news agency IANS.

Here are the highlights on the cold wave condition across north India: 

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Jan 10, 2018
20:55 (IST)

The minimum temperature rose to 6.8 degrees Celsius from yesterday’s 4.2 degrees Celsius.
Jan 10, 2018
18:38 (IST)
52 trains are delayed, 34 rescheduled and 24 cancelled due to low visibility in Delhi.
Jan 10, 2018
16:49 (IST)
Bihar has shut schools till Saturday due prevailing cold conditions. According to Met officials, Bihar will continue to be in the grip of intense cold till the next 48 hours.
Jan 10, 2018
13:43 (IST)
Srinagar also shivers under the season’s lowest temperature. The minimum temperature has settled at minus 6 degrees Celsius and below.
Jan 10, 2018
11:46 (IST)

More than 40 people have reportedly died due to the cold wave in Uttar Pradesh in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 143 reported news agency IANS.
Jan 10, 2018
11:14 (IST)

The Dal Lake in Srinagar city froze at many places. Leh was the second coldest town in the state with the minimum temperature recorded at minus 17.4 degrees Celsius while Jammu city recorded 4.4 degrees Celsius.
Jan 10, 2018
11:13 (IST)
Kargil in Ladakh recorded bone-chilling night temperature at minus 23.6 degree Celsius, lowest in Jammu and Kashmir this season.
Jan 10, 2018
10:56 (IST)
The maximum temperature on Tuesday settled at 21.6 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average while the minimum temperature was recorded at 4.2 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season’s average, reported news agency IANS.
Jan 10, 2018
10:38 (IST)
The maximum temperature today is likely to be around 22 degrees Celsius.
Jan 10, 2018
10:38 (IST)

Visibility stood at 800 metres and humidity was recorded at 87 per cent at 8.30 am today.
Jan 10, 2018
10:37 (IST)
Delhi’s minimum temperature was recorded at 6.8 degrees Celsius today morning, the season’s average, news agency IANS reported quoting the weather office.
Jan 10, 2018
10:35 (IST)

Train services were affected in Delhi for the fourth consecutive day with 49 trains arriving late, 22 getting cancelled and 3 being rescheduled due to decreased visibility because of fog and operational reasons.

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