Foggy Friday: Delhi Police calls to exercise caution

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New Delhi, Jan. 8 (ANI): The National capital on Friday woke up to a foggy morning as traffic was seen crawling at snail’s pace and the visibility was well under 50 metres by around 7 am.

While the temperature remained at a decent 11.5 degree Celsius at 7 am, dense fog was recorded from almost every area in Delhi.

“Entire city is enveloped with dense fog. Travel safe Delhi. Good Morning,” the Delhi Police tweeted

For those travelling by air, it was a major inconvenience as most flights were delayed due to the low visibility.

“Due to poor visibility in #fog at #Delhi, departure delays are expected at Delhi airport. Pls check your flight status,” Jet Airways tweeted today.

Disgruntled passengers tweeted about the hassle they were facing and airlines were seen trying their best to pacify the stranded passengers.

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According to the India Meteorological Department, the weather forecast for Friday showed partly cloudy skies with moderate to dense fog likely to continue into the forenoon.

The city recorded a maximum temperature of 24.7 degrees Celsius on Thursday, five degrees above normal while the minimum was four degrees above normal at 11.5 degrees Celsius. (ANI)

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