Decreased visibility due to fog affected train services in Delhi for the fifth consecutive day with 30 trains expected to arrive late, nine trains rescheduled and 22 trains cancelled. Thursday morning saw shallow fog engulf Delhi, with temperatures staying low. The minimum temperature in the national capital is 9 degrees while the maximum temperature is 23 degrees according to the India Meteorological Department forecast. The air quality remained "very poor" in most parts of the city.
The Air Quality Index of Delhi's Siri Fort area was at 369 while the ITO area recorded an AQI of 321.
On Wednesday, 49 trains arrived late while 22 were cancelled and three rescheduled due to fog and operational reasons. On Tuesday, as many as 45 trains arrived late while 22 were again cancelled and four rescheduled. Mercury has plummeted down for a while with January 4 witnessing the season's coldest day in Delhi with a minimum temperature of 4.2 degree Celsius, three notches below the season's average.
With the railways being affected heavily for the past few days, passengers are facing grave discomfort. Railbeeps.com is fastest mobile friendly website which provides answers to enquirers related to Indian Railways like PNR status, live train running status, trains between two stations and more.
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