Noida: Season’s dense fog gripped many parts of Delhi-NCR on Saturday night adding to the bitting cold wave. The visibility dropped to zero disrupting traffic in the national capital and surrounding areas.
According to reports, the Met Office has said that the weather conditions were unlikely to improve till tomorrow morning adding that the fog may get even more dense during the wee hours of Sunday.
Meanwhile, the dense fog in the Delhi-NCR region has caused very low visibility affecting flight operations and delaying many trains.
However, in the national capital people woke up to a bright chilly Saturday morning which gave a much needed relief to Delhiites even as dense fog was witnessed in the morning which disrupted operations of 30 flights and 55 trains.
The maximum temperature today settled at 21.1 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average while the minimum was recorded 8.4 degrees Celsius, a notch above the normal.
The visibility was recorded 800 meters at 5.30 am today morning which had decreased significantly to 50 meters at 8.30 am with vehicles plying on the roads with their headlights on, a MeT official said.
Due to dense fog in the morning 30 flights were delayed.
However, as the day progressed, sun shone bright and the visibility was recorded 800 meters at 11.30 am which improved significantly to 2000 meters at 2.30 pm and 5.30 pm. The weatherman has predicted clear sky for tomorrow.