The minimum temperature recorded at Safdarjung Observatory here, considered the official reading of the city, was 11.8 degrees Celsius early morning, according to the India Meteorological Department.
India Meteorological Department (IMD) in a tweet stated, "Visibility (in meter) recorded 0530 hours IST of January 31: Delhi (Palam and Safdarjung)-1000m."
"10 trains are running late on January 30, due to low visibility and other operational reasons," said Chief Public Relations Officer (CPRO), Northern Railways.
Dense fog shrouded parts of Delhi on the morning of January 28, leading to poor visibility in the national capital, which continues to struggle with harsh winters. Delhi’s Ghazipur traffic flow was affected due to dense fog.(ANI)Dense fog engulfs Delhi amid intense cold wave, visibility affected
Dense fog shrouded the national capital reducing the visibility in the morning of January 18. Cold waves blowing across city left Delhiites shivering. Severe winters continued to tighten its grip over northern India. One of the cyclists said, “We are wearing three layers and gloves because of severe cold and fog in the morning.” They also complained that some days where fog increases, it becomes difficult to ride bicycles. According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the national capital recorded temperature of 11.2 degree Celsius in the morning. Delhi continues to shiver under cold wave, visibility affected due to dense fog
The temperature has further dipped in Delhi-NCR. A low visibility was witnessed at Singhu border. The border area was reeling under thick layer of fog. The area near India Gate was also under cold weather. Cold waves have tightened its grip in Delhi and adjoining cities.Delhi-NCR reels under icy winds, fog hits normal life
Visibility levels dipped to 300 meters at Palam and 500 meters at Safdarjung due to "moderate" fog, an official of the IMD said.
A thick layer of fog engulfed parts of the national capital on December 31. Normal life hit out of gear due to intense cold. People were seen sitting near a bonfire to warm themselves.Dense fog engulfs Delhi, minimum temperature likely to drop to 3 degrees
Fog continued to envelop in the national capital on December 17, leading to low visibility. As per India Meteorological Department (IMD), cold wave conditions are very likely in some pockets over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Rajasthan, Delhi and West Uttar Pradesh during next 2 days. Visibility drops as fog shrouds in Delhi
According to the IMD, very dense fog is when visibility is between 0 and 50 metres, 51 and 200 is dense, 201 and 500 moderate, and 501 and 1,000 shallow.
Very dense fog shrouds national capital leading to decreased visibility on December 14. Vehicular movement slowed down on Delhi-Meerut Expressway due to the situation. Minimum temperature will hover around 9 degrees Celsius on December 14, predicts India Meteorological Department.Very dense fog in national capital lowers visibility
The Safdarjung Observatory, which provides representative data for Delhi, recorded fog that reduced visibility to 200 metres in the morning hours, the IMD said.
Delhi and its surrounding national capital region (NCR) woke up to a really cold day on December 07 with dense fog engulfing several areas. Dense fog in Delhi-NCR triggers traffic snarls
Heavy fog engulfed parts of the city with the minimum temperature settling at a notch below normal. Five flights diverted as the captain was not trained to land under CAT conditions. The Agartala-Anand Vihar Terminus Rajdhani Express was delayed by over one hour while the Varanasi-New Delhi Kashi Vishwanath Express was delayed by over three hours.
Delhi woke up to dense fog on Wednesday morning, which the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said is due to reduced wind speed. The temperature on Wednesday morning was 7 degrees Celsius.The visibility was below 200 metres. Delhi airport officials said that five flights have been diverted due to bad weather, as the pilots were not trained to land under low visibility (CAT III ) conditions.Dense fog engulfs Delhi; flights diverted, trains running late
Giving an update on flight operations at 7 am, the airport official said there was dense fog but no "flight has been cancelled" yet.
It was a cold foggy Tuesday morning in the national capital with visibility dropping to 50 metres affecting flight schedule and causing cancellation of over 300 trains. The air quality in Delhi-NCR remained 'severe' for the fourth consecutive day as high humidity, low wind speed and drop in mercury prevented the dispersal of particulate matters. At 8.30 a.m., the humidity was 100 per cent; visibility dropped to 50 metres at Palam with a spate of flight delays at the Delhi airport.Delhi: Fog disrupts flight operations at IGI airport; air quality remains'severe'
Operations at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here were affected due to the low visibility and at least 15 flights were delayed.
While departures were halted, arrivals continued at Delhi airport the period saw 10 diversions during the period, primarily, due to pilot be non-compliant in low visibility landing procedures.
Amid 'severe' air pollution quality in Delhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said the city government will implement the odd-even scheme "whenever required". Speaking to the media, he said the Delhi government was doing its part, but everyone should contribute to reducing the air pollution. "People should also think about their role in controlling the pollution level," he said.Delhi air remains 'severe'; Kejriwal puts onus on people
At least 14 trains were cancelled, over 60 delayed and 18 trains has been rescheduled due to the thick fog in several parts of the northern India.
The Delhi Fog Campaign Pune helped scientists forecast the zero visibility fog of the morning of January 8, about 6 hours in advance with high level of accuracy, reducing problems of at least some flyers.
The mercury also dropped to 5.6 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average although it was yesterday recorded at 9.1 degrees Celsius.
Urban heat island refers to the higher temperature seen in a city compared with adjacent rural areas because of intense concrete development and reduced green cover. Warmer temperatures help fog dissipate.
A total of 24 domestic flights and 12 international flights were delayed. Two domestic flights were also cancelled.
According to the Indian Meteorological department, general visibility improved to 200 metres at IGI as compared to zero metres the past two days.
Departures at Delhi airport were halted for two and a half hours on Monday morning due to fog on New Year’s Day.
Hundreds of passengers at several railway stations in north India were also left stranded after multiple trains got delayed due to the thick fog Delhi woke up to on Monday.
Even as flight operations resumed at around 11 a.m., the three-hour delay led to bunching up of flights which took hours to clear up.
Normal flight operations has resumed at the airport now, however, passengers traveling throughout the day will face delays.
Delhi woke up to a foggy morning today as the minimum temperature settled at 6.8 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.
The national capital saw yet another chilly morning as the temperature dipped a notch below the normal while dense fog disrupted rail operations, affecting over 55 trains.
IMD and Pune-based IIITM will set up instruments at the Indira Gandhi International Airport and at Pusa Institute for starting observations from December.
The minimum temperature recorded this morning was 7.2 degrees Celsius, a notch below normal, a MeT official said.
"The minimum temperature recorded this morning was 9 degree Celsius, two notches above the normal for this part of the year," a MeT official said.
The aviation regulator has also directed the airlines to reschedule non CAT III aircraft between 10 AM to 8 PM.
Flight operations at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, however, were not affected in the morning, airport officials claimed.
The Met reports that with this development, not only wintry chill will make a comeback but pollution levels are also expected to spike.
The humidity was recorded at 91 per cent till 8.30 AM. The MeT department has predicted a clear sky for the day.
Dense fog continued to keep the capital in its tight clutch for the second day in a row with passengers left stranded as flights and rail traffic were disrupted on Tuesday.
The record for the highest maximum for January was 32.5 degree Celsius recorded on the 28th of 2004. The record minimum is -0.6 degree Celsius recorded on 16th of the month in 1935.
Under the new rules put in place, the visibility range has been brought down from 175m to 150m for operation of large aircraft and 150m to 125m for smaller planes.
The minimum temperature in the city settled at 9.4 degrees Celsius, two notches above normal, a MeT department official said.
Nitin Gadkari had favoured restricting red beacon to only constitutional authorities - President, Vice-President, PM, CJI and LS Speaker.
To ease travel experience, Met department is working on a plan to send SMS and email alerts to passengers with 18-hour forecasts before flights.
Fog hit movement of more than 60 trains today leading to cancellation of operations of 31 trains and delaying other trains.
Fog enveloped the capital for the second day today, reducing visibility below 50 metres in the morning hours and affecting air and rail traffic.
Fog reduced visibility at the IGI airport here partially affecting operations with nine domestic and international flights diverted to nearby cities.
Airlines are discovering that their fleet insurance packages are insufficient to cover them from losses arising out of flight cancellations.
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