Cold wave continues to hit Delhi; eight trains cancelled, two rescheduled

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New Delhi | Updated: December 17, 2017 10:42:02 AM

The India Meteorological Department report said the minimum temperature in Delhi to be 7 degrees Celsius and maximum temperature as 20 degrees Celsius.

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Delhiites today woke up to clear skies with the minimum temperature settling at 7.8 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year. The humidity was recorded at 73 per cent at 8.30 AM, a Met department official said. The visibility was recorded at 1500 meters at 5.30 AM which significantly improved to 3000 meters at 8.30 AM. The Met office has forecast clear skies for the rest of the day. “The maximum temperature is likely to hover at 20 degrees,” the weatherman said. With cold waves hitting the national capital, the city continued to shudder under the effect of cold, with fog shrouding many areas of the city. Meanwhile, 19 trains are running late, two are said to be rescheduled and eight were cancelled due to low visibility in Delhi. The India Meteorological Department report said the minimum temperature in Delhi to be 7 degrees Celsius and maximum temperature as 20 degrees Celsius.

Earlier on December 15, as cold wave in Delhi intensified, 25 trains were delayed, two rescheduled and 12 cancelled. The national capital had been experiencing bitter cold since the past few days.

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