Headlines December 22, 2019
Flights, trains in Delhi affected due to rain, fog
Many flights and trains in Delhi were affected due to fog and rain conditions in the national capital. This is likely to continue with the weather department predicting more rain or drizzle.
On Saturday 46 flights were diverted due to dense fog at the Delhi airport till midnight on Friday. Seventeen trains to north India were running late.
Over 300 departing and incoming flights were delayed leaving hundreds of passengers stranded at Delhi airport. Visibility dropped to as low as 50 metres.
The flight operations at the airport are affected due to bad weather. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said dense fog was observed in parts of Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Punjab, Bihar, Assam and Meghalaya.
Very dense fog was also seen in parts of north Rajasthan, Punjab and Chandigarh.
Air quality in Delhi is in the ‘severe’ category due to reduced wind speed, dense fog and low temperature.
From Saturday afternoon the air quality is expected to improve. The temperature will increase tomorrow, but from Monday there will be a dip in temperature again. – India Meteorological Department
There is also an increase in wind speed and possibility of scattered rain.
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