110 flights and 25 trains have been hit by dense fog in Delhi and visibility was near zero

Delhi fog right now: Air high quality within the metropolis additionally recorded a pointy decline.

New Delhi:

Greater than 110 flights have been affected at Delhi airport after dense fog blanketed northern India on Wednesday morning, with visibility dropping to only 25 metres, disrupting visitors. The Meteorological Workplace issued a purple alert for \”extraordinarily dense fog\” within the nationwide capital because the chilly wave continues. The Northern Railway mentioned as many as 25 Delhi-bound trains have been delayed.

As fog persists on the roads, a number of crashes have been reported in Uttar Pradesh. One particular person was killed and 12 others injured in a multi-vehicle collision on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway. In Bareilly, a dashing truck rammed right into a home close to the Bareilly-Sultanpur freeway.

#He watches | Unnao, Uttar Pradesh: A number of automobiles collided on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway because of dense fog, injuring a number of folks. pic.twitter.com/JhPJT0XYxp

– ANI UP/Uttarakhand (@ANINewsUP) December 27, 2023

The India Meteorological Division (IMD) has forecast \”dense to very dense fog circumstances\” over Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Upasthan, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

In Delhi, the Safgarjung Observatory recorded a visibility degree of fifty metres, whereas on the Safdarjung Observatory close to the Indira Gandhi Worldwide Airport it dropped to only 25 metres. Nevertheless, commuters reported diminished visibility in a number of components of the nationwide capital.

Aside from Delhi, cities in Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab witnessed diminished visibility because of dense fog. In Hisar and Karnal in Haryana, visibility dropped to 25 metres, whereas it reached zero in Agra, Bareilly and Bathinda.

A layer of dense fog continues over northwest and adjoining central India. @ndmaindia@moesgoi@DDNewslive@PIB_India@airnewsalertspic.twitter.com/MVPCRDNrCg

— India Meteorological Division (@Indiametdept) December 27, 2023

The town\’s air high quality additionally recorded a pointy decline after weeks of comparatively good air. Common air high quality fell to 381, a “very poor” rating on the Air High quality Index.

The minimal temperature in Delhi was recorded at 7 levels Celsius, whereas the utmost temperature is anticipated to rise to 24 levels Celsius.

Based on the Central Air pollution Management Board (CPCB), Anand Vihar in Delhi recorded an AQI of 441, whereas Lodhi Street in central Delhi recorded an AQI of 327. At IGI Airport, the air high quality was 368. The neighboring cities of Ghaziabad and Noida recorded an AQI of 336 .and 363 respectively. Based on forecasts, air high quality is about to say no additional over the following week

Based on the Meteorological Workplace, fog may be very dense when visibility is between 0 and 50 metres, between 51 and 200 meters is dense, between 201 and 500 meters is average, and between 501 and 1000 meters is shallow.

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