Fog

  • Dense fog disrupts flight schedule in Delhi 24-02-2014 11:25 AM

    Operations at the IGI Airport in New Delhi virtually came to a standstill on Monday after the visibility dropped due to dense fog, disrupting the schedule of over 50 domestic and international flights A Jet Airways flight from Dammam to Delhi was diverted to Jaipur due to poor visibility at...
  • Trains cancelled due to fog for months to resume services from Friday 20-02-2014 12:39 PM

    Over two dozen trains that remained cancelled for the past three months because of fog and poor visibility will begin running February 21, an official said on Thursday. These trains, including 24 passenger and short-distance trains, have been out of operation. Other than MEMU trains between satellite towns like Kanpur,...
  • Fog affects train service, clear day ahead in Delhi 31-01-2014 11:05 AM

    Train operations were affected on Friday as Delhi people woke up to a foggy morning. However, the Met Office has forecast a clear day ahead. The visibility was 300 metres, officials said. According to Northern Railway, 68 trains were running late, seven were rescheduled and one was cancelled. The day's...
  • DGCA penalises 3 private airlines for not using trained pilots in fog 30-01-2014 05:19 PM

    New Delhi: Three private airlines Indigo, GoAir and Jet Airways have been penalised by the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for not using pilots trained to land in foggy conditions especially in Delhi. The DGCA has also withdrawn six landing slots allotted to the three airlines. Ahead of the...
  • Train, flight service disrupted as thick fog engulfs Delhi 30-01-2014 12:08 PM

    Dense fog returned to the national capital on Thursday affecting flight and train operations. The visibility early in the morning dropped to below 50 metres. The Met Office has forecast fog will start clearing as the day progresses. "Due to the dense fog in Delhi, all flights from Mumbai have...
  • Mercury dips further as cold waves intensify; Mount Abu coldest at 1.4 deg Celcius 20-01-2014 01:42 PM

    Cold waves and fog intensified further on Monday as mercury plummeted in most parts of Rajasthan with Mount Abu, sole hill station in the state, recording the lowest temperature of 1.4 degrees Celsius. The plain areas of Churu, Bikaner, Pilani and Jaipur were hit by icy winds and the mercury...
  • Thick fog wraps Delhi, train, flight operations affected 20-01-2014 12:24 PM

    A thick blanket of fog enveloped the national capital on Monday, affecting train and flight operations. The Met office has forecast a cloudy day ahead.The visibility dropped below 50 metres, said an official of the Met Department. However, the minimum temperature was recorded two notches above the season's average at...
  • CJ Subhash highlights lack of road safety measures in Noida 19-01-2014 07:54 PM

    CJ Subhash Sharma, a young office goer in Noida is concerned about lack of road safety measures in his city. He has turned a CJ to report the issue. ...
  • Icy winds, fog return; Mount Abu shivers at 1 degrees Celsius 16-01-2014 09:11 PM

    Icy winds and dense fog on Thursday returned to Rajasthan, affecting normal life, road and train traffic, with Mount Abu recording the lowest and near- freezing temperature of 1.0 degree C. With the revival in cold wave conditions, the mercury plummeted sharply by one to five degree C at most...
  • Fog disrupts life in UP, adds to chill 16-01-2014 11:54 AM

    Lucknow witnessed heavy fog on Thursday morning, even as the intense cold conditions continued to prevail in the state.According to the Met officials, the intense cold conditions would continue till weekend. With very low visibility, the Indian Railways has announced the cancellation of two dozen trains till Jan 30, extending...
  • Thick fog wraps Delhi, rains likely 15-01-2014 12:36 PM

    It was a foggy morning in Delhi on Wednesday, India Meteorological Department said. Visibility dipped to 200 metres at 8.30 am. Minimum temperature early on Wednesday was recorded three notches above average at 10.2 degrees Celsius. At least 22 trains coming to the national capital were running late due to...
  • Fog disrupts normal life, Amritsar coldest at 0.4 degree Celsius 12-01-2014 02:27 PM

    A thick blanket of fog disrupted normal life at many places as there was no let up in the cold wave conditions sweeping most parts of Punjab and Haryana for the past several days, with Amritsar again reeling under severe chill at 0.4 degrees Celsius. A MeT official said in...
  • Rains add to winter chill in UP, Met predicts more downpour tomorrow 11-01-2014 02:14 PM

    Chilly conditions prevailed in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, with Nazeebabad in Bijnor district recording 0.5 degrees Celsius overnight.A sunny afternoon on Friday provided some relief but the evening witnessed heavy rains in many places in Uttar Pradesh. The meteorological department has predicted more rainfall in the coming days. Its director...
  • Two killed in road mishap due to dense fog in Masauli 10-01-2014 12:06 PM

    Two persons were killed and 10 others injured when a roadways bus rammed into a stationary truck amidst dense fog in Masauli area here, police said on Friday. The incident took place on Thursday when the bus was going to Gonda from Lucknow and collided with the truck parked alongside...
  • Dense fog claims 5 lives as mercury dips 10-01-2014 09:08 AM

    Dense fog claimed five lives in accidents in different parts of the state, even as light to moderate rains occurred at some places. Two motorcycle-borne youths were killed after they were knocked down by an unidentified vehicle due to fog early on Thursday morning in Atraulia police station area of...
  • No respite from cold in UP, Kanpur shivers at 0.7 degree Celcius 09-01-2014 08:57 AM

    Cold wave continued in Uttar Pradesh as temperatures in most parts of the state remained below normal with Kanpur being the coldest at 0.7, followed by Muzaffarnagar at 1.0 degrees Celsius. MeT office said that several districts of the state witnessed a sharp fall in the maximum temperature with Gorakhpur...
  • No respite from cold in North India, heavy snowfall warning in HP 08-01-2014 09:15 AM

    New Delhi: The cold wave continues to sweep North India with temperatures dropping further. The Met department has now issued warnings of heavy snowfall in Himachal Pradesh on January 8 and January 9. This even as the several places in the state face sub zero temperatures. Bharmaur is at a...
  • A day after worst fog in 5 years, Delhi wakes up to a clearer morning 07-01-2014 10:17 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi woke up to a clearer day after it witnessed the season's worst fog in 5 years on Monday. Temperature though remain low across north India. Srinagar is below freezing at minus 3 degrees celsius and Delhi at 8 degrees. Fog was reported in some parts of Rajasthan,...
  • Dense fog leads to delays in flights, trains, passengers left stranded 06-01-2014 04:19 PM

    Travel plans being derailed this winter again, because of the fog. Delhi saw its worst fog of the season on Sunday evening which led to 90 flights being cancelled, and operations at the airport temporarily suspended. ...
  • Cold continues to grip Rajasthan, dense fog disrupts train schedule 06-01-2014 01:54 PM

    Cold conditions continued unabated inRajasthan where fog also affected normal life with some trainsrunning late.Foggy conditions have disrupted normal life in Rajasthanaffecting rail and road traffic where vehicles were moving ata snail's pace and some trains running behind the schedule. Churu in the desert state recorded a night temperature of1.6...
  • Travellers stranded at airport, railway stations rue authorities' apathy 06-01-2014 10:51 AM

    New Delhi: Travellers stranded at airport and railway stations in Delhi due to dense fog are having a harrowing time with the authorities not communicating any information to them. People at Indira Gandhi International Airport are seen running from one end to the other in search of some assistance from...
  • Heavy fog envelops Delhi, IGI airport temporarily shut, train traffic hit 06-01-2014 07:45 AM

    New Delhi: Thick fog continues to hit air and rail traffic in Delhi. As dense fog enveloped the national capital early Monday morning, Indira Gandhi International Airport was forced to shut down temporarily. While air travellers remained stranded at the airport, similar was the scene at major railway stations as...
  • Dense fog hits flight operations at Delhi airport 05-01-2014 11:50 PM

    New Delhi: Flight operations came to a standstill on Sunday night after dense fog enveloped the IGI Airport leading to delay in schedule of around 40 flights. Around 150 domestic and international flights at the Indira Gandhi International Airport had been affected earlier in the day due to fog, causing...
  • Two dozen trains cancelled due to fog 02-01-2014 11:55 AM

    After a sunny January 1, fog and icy winds returned here and in many other parts of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. Due to the dense fog, more than two dozen trains were cancelled across the state, an official said. Fresh snowfall in some parts of Uttarakhand has increased the winter...
  • Delhi-bound six trains cancelled, 16 running late due to fog 30-12-2013 01:55 PM

    Dense fog in the northern region led railways to cancel six trains on Monday even as 16 Delhi-bound trains are running behind schedule. While Jansadharan Express is delayed by 12 hours, Vikramshila and Magadh Express are running nine and seven hours late respectively, according to the Railway Ministry. Besides the...
  • Northern Railway plans cancellations during foggy weather 27-12-2013 05:46 PM

    In view of the upcoming foggy season, the Northern Railway on Friday announced cancellation and diversion of several mail and express trains. The Northern Railway plans to cancel 10 pairs, partially cancel three pairs and divert two pairs of mail/express trains in view of the upcoming foggy season, an official...
  • Cold wave sweeps across Rajasthan, Churu coldest with 1.5 degrees Celsius 25-12-2013 09:33 PM

    Cold wave and dense fog continued across Rajasthan on Wednesday where Churu was the coldest place with a low of 1.5 degrees Celsius. The biting cold has disrupted the normal life affecting movement of trains and vehicular traffic in the state for the last few days. North Western Railway has...
  • Fog disrupts rail, highway traffic; 31 trains delayed 23-12-2013 12:49 PM

    Dense fog continued to disrupt normal life in most parts of Rajasthan for the third consecutive day on Monday as poor visibility affected movement of traffic on the highways and many trains had to be rescheduled. 31 trains were running late and six were rescheduled due to heavy fog on...
  • North India battles extreme cold, Shimla, Srinagar snowed in 22-12-2013 11:28 AM

    New Delhi: North India is battling with extreme cold conditions with temperatures dropping to a new low everyday. In Jammu the temperature has dropped to 4 degree Celsius and in Srinagar, the temperature is minus 3 degree Celsius. Shimla and Srinagar too are witnessing the first snowfall of the season....
  • UP residents wake up to dense fog cover; train, flight services disrupted 20-12-2013 10:09 AM

    As fog engulfed Uttar Pradesh, it disrupted railway traffic and flight schedules in Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Friday.According to the railway authorities, more than 76 trains were running behind their schedule due to fog and poor visibility. The trains that were hit by the fog are Farakka Express, Barauni...