Around 14 trains were cancelled, 60 delayed and 18 rescheduled due to the thick fog in several parts of the northern India on Thursday. Visibility stood at 50 metres disrupting train and flight operations. At least 34 domestic and international flights were delayed, while three were cancelled. The minimum temperature was recorded at 5 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season’s average, the Met said. The humidity was 100 per cent at 8.30 am. The MeT predicted shallow fog towards the end of the day. “The sky will be clear,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said. The maximum temperature was likely to hover around 19 degrees Celsius. Meanwhile, fog continued to disrupt both air and rail operations for third consecutive day. The maximum temperature has come down by four degrees in the past two days. The airport spokesperson said the situation was much better in comparison to the past two days. As many as nine flights were cancelled on Monday and four were grounded on Tuesday. “All passengers are advised to check their flight status with the respective airlines before reaching the airport,” he said.
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