Cold Tuesday in Delhi, dense fog likely on Wednesday morning

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New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The city experienced a sunny, but cold day after a foggy morning on Tuesday with the maximum at 23.4 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season’s average, said the met department. It has forecast dense fog followed by an equally cold day on Wednesday.

The day started with dense fog at isolated places along with cold winds bringing the minimum temperature to 9.3 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average, but the situation improved further with sunny atmosphere.

According to Northern Railway, till the afternoon, at least 62 trains were delayed, two trains cancelled and 26 were rescheduled on Tuesday due to dense fog.

A weather official said that temperature would go down in next few days.

“There would be moderate/dense fog on Wednesday morning, while the sky is likely to be clear the day ahead,” an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

The maximum and minimum temperatures on Wednesday are likely to hover around 23 and 8 degrees Celsius.

Tuesday’s humidity oscillated between 100 and 59 per cent.

Monday’s maximum temperature settled around 22.8 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season’s average; while the minimum was recorded at 11 degrees Celsius – four notches above the season’s average.

–IANS

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