Nine trains were delayed due to fog in Delhi, which recorded a minimum temperature of 8 degrees Celsius on Wednesday morning, reports news agency ANI.
A cover of moderate fog enveloped the city lowering the visibility to 200 metres at Palam and 400 metres at Safdarjung at 5:30 am, the official said.
The list of the delayed trains included Purushottam Express for Puri, Mahabodhi Express Gaya, Brahmputra Mail, BGP Garib Rath (Bhagalpur to Anand Vihar), Swatantra S Express (Jaynagar-Delhi), Poorva Express (Howrah junction to Delhi), Brahmaputra Mail (Dibrugarh to Delhi), West Bengal Sampark Kranti Express (Sealdah to Anand Vihar), Kaifiyat Express (Azamgarh to Delhi) and Vikramshila Express (Bhagalpur to Anand Vihar).
"The visibility is likely to remain below 200 meters due to dense fog. It may improve to 800m in the shallow fog after some time," said the India Meteorological Department in its daily report.
The Met department predicts moderate to dense fog today and in the coming week with minimum temperature between 7 and 9 degrees Celsius.
While the low visibility in the morning stalled several trains, operations at the Delhi airport remained unaffected. According to the Air Quality Index, major pollutants PM 2.5 and PM 10 were in the "poor" category at the Indira Gandhi International airport.
On Tuesday, 14 trains headed to Delhi were affected due to moderate fog and cold wave as the visibility dropped to 200 metres at Palam area at 5:30 am.
(With Inputs From ANI)
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