India’s national Capital New Delhi witnessed season’s first fog on Wednesday, which reduced the visibility.
Poor visibility delayed many flights at the Indira Gandhi International Airport where low visibility procedures were implemented.As much as five flights were diverted.
The visibility was recorded at 800 metres at 5:30 this morning, which dropped to 200 metres three hours later. Delhi-bound trains from Patna, Ranchi, Howrah, Bhubaneswar and other places were also affected because of the thick fog cover.
The Meterological department has forecasted dense to moderate fog in Delhi NCR for the next seven days. The minimum temperature was recorded at 11 degrees Celsius.