Indian Railways cancels 71 trains due to fog in North India; flights unaffected

By: | Published: January 12, 2016 4:18 PM

Fog in northern India on Tuesday led to the cancellation of 71 Indian Railways trains. Another 10 trains were said to be running late.

Fog in northern India on Tuesday led to the cancellation of 71 Indian Railways trains. Another 10 trains were said to be running late.

But flights here were unaffected, a Delhi airport official said.

The trains running late include Howrah Express and Rajdhani Express, a railway statement said.

“The sky is likely to remain clear throughout the day,” the India Meteorological Department said.

The minimum temperature in Delhi was 8.5 degrees Celsius. The maximum was likely to hover around 25 degrees on Tuesday.

Humidity was recorded at 95 percent at 8.30 a.m. while visibility stood at 1,000 metres, the Met office said.

Monday’s maximum temperature was 25.5 degrees, six notches above the average for this time of the season.

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