Cloudy morning in Delhi, fog delays 12 trains

Delhi Fog cold

New Delhi, Feb 8: At least 12 trains headed towards Delhi were delayed due to fog and low visibility as the national capital woke up to a cloudy morning here on Friday.

The minimum temperature was recorded at 7 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season’s average, against Thursday’s minimum which was six notches above normal at 15 degrees, the weather office said.

The city witnessed heavy hailstorm accompanied by rains in several parts on Thursday.

“In the last 24 hours, the city has witnessed 4.8 mm of rainfall,” the weather office said on Friday.

The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was recorded at 100 per cent, while the air quality was “moderate” in the city.

According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), the overall quality index (AQI) of the national capital region was recorded at 166.

“The sky will remain generally cloudy throughout the day. The maximum temperature on Thursday was recorded at 19.1 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season’s average. Friday’s maximum is expected to hover around the same,” the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.


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