Cold wave, fog hit North India; Over 70 trains delayed


A dense blanket of fog enveloped the entire North affecting schedule of at least 70 trains and hitting road traffic adversely while there was no let up in cold wave on Saturday which claimed five lives in Uttar Pradesh and two in Punjab.

Delhi recorded the second lowest temperature of the season with mercury dipping to 4.8 degrees Celsius, three notches below the normal level.

The maximum temperature settled at 19.2 degrees Celsius, two degrees higher than yesterday. The city had recorded its lowest minimum temperature at 4.2 degrees Celsius on December 22.

Foggy conditions were witnessed in several parts of the city which affected about 50 north-bound trains. More info


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