FOG

  • Dense fog engulfs Delhi; road, air traffic disrupted January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Dense fog engulfed several parts of the national capital on Sunday resulted in the hampering of transport networks. Seven international flights and three domestic flights have been delayed while six domestic flights have been cancelled. Visibility at the Indira Gandhi International Airport has dropped to zero. Major flight...
  • Dense fog in Delhi, 30 flights, 55 trains delayed January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Dense fog on Saturday enveloped Delhi, disrupting the schedule of 30 flights and 55 trains even as the minimum temperature settled at 8.4 degrees Celsius. The visibility, which was 800 meters at 5.30 AM, decreased significantly to 50 meters at 8.30 AM with vehicles plying on the roads...
  • Dense fog cover in Delhi, visibility drops to zero January 13, 2015

    The capital recorded a minimum temperature of 6 degrees and a maximum of 16 degrees on Tuesday. Visibilty is 'zero' due to the dense fog that has engulfed several places. ...
  • Dense fog delays 59 trains in Delhi January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: It was cold, windy on Saturday morning here, with the dense fog delaying 59 trains. But the day's maximum temperature is likely to hover around 17 degrees Celsius. According to the Northern Railway, 59 trains coming to the city were running late, while four trains departing from Delhi were rescheduled. "There...
  • Less number of flight diversions at IGIA this winter January 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Flight diversions at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has come down by over one-thirds this winter so far as against the same period a year ago despite longer low visibility periods owing to a better management of flight operations. The flight cancellations too declined by 53 per...
  • Foggy conditions to remain in Delhi despite the rain: Meteorological Department January 2, 2015

    43 flights have been delayed because of unseasonal rainfall in the capital. "Drizzle might continue for next few hours. Foggy conditions to remain in Delhi despite the rain," said India Meteorological Department. ...
  • Dense fog in Delhi delays 89 trains December 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Dense fog enveloped Delhi on Tuesday, delaying as many as 89 trains. Six trains were cancelled, officials said. The Met Office said the visibility slumped to below 50 meters in the morning. According to the Northern Railway, 79 trains were running late due to fog, while 10 trains were rescheduled...
  • Deep freeze in North India, fog affects 80 flights, 53 trains December 30, 2014

    New Delhi: North India continues to grapple with the cold wave with the entire region blanketed under dense fog. Temperatures in many places in Jammu and Kashmir went below the freezing point, while cities like Amritsar and Karnal in the plains proved colder than hilly Shimla. Road traffic, flights and train...
  • Cold wave: 3 homeless persons found dead in Delhi December 28, 2014

    New Delhi: As Delhi reeled under a severe cold wave, three homeless persons were found dead in the national capital on Sunday even as Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung asked authorities to ensure shelters for all those spending nights under the open sky. NGO, Holistic Development, which works for homeless people, said...
  • Cold wave unabated in Bihar, Jitan Ram Manjhi's chopper unable to land December 28, 2014

    Patna: Bihar reeled under an intense cold wave accompanied by very dense fog on Sunday, reducing visibility to an extreme low, even as Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's helicopter could not land in Sitamarhi district for an official programme. Sub-divisional Officer (SDO) of Pupri in Sitamarhi Akhilesh Kumar Singh said that...
  • Delhi shivers at 2.6 degrees, fog hits 60 trains December 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi shivered at 2.6 degrees Celsius on Sunday, the season's coldest day, as thick fog brought visibility to less than 50 meters seriously affecting train and road traffic. The temperature was five notches below the normal average. But the Met office forecast a clear day ahead. "There was dense fog...
  • Delhi: Bone-chilling cold adds to patients' woes outside AIIMS December 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Critically ill cancer patients from across the country are among the hundreds of people who are forced to take shelter outside the premises of the AIIMS in Delhi's bone-chilling cold, as the minimum temperature in the national capital on Saturday plunged to 4.8 degrees Celsius, the second lowest...
  • Cold wave continues unabated in North India, mercury touching new lows December 28, 2014

    Shimla: Dense fog over the past couple of days has disrupted traffic in most Northern states. The North India cold wave continues unabated. Shimla attracts a lot of tourists in the season as they come for skating. "It is fun coming here and skating in winters. One has to come...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Cold wave intensifies, 20 more dead December 27, 2014

    Lucknow: The cold wave intensified in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday with the return of fog and icy winds. In most parts of the state the mercury dipped further and dense fog resulted in poor visibility, hitting both rail and road transport. The Regional Met Office has predicted that in some Terai...
  • Foggy Saturday morning in Delhi, 37 trains delayed December 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhiites woke up to a chilly Saturday with the accompanying dense fog leading to the delay of over 37 trains. The minimum temperature was recorded at 4.8 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average. The met department, however, forecast a clear day ahead. Visibility at 8.30 am was 700 metres. An...
  • Dense fog delays 115 trains in Delhi December 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Dense fog cover over the national capital delayed 115 trains Thursday, an official said. An official of the Northern Railway said the arrival of 91 trains to the city was delayed, while 24 trains leaving the capital city were rescheduled due to dense fog. The Met Office said the visibility...
  • In pics: Chaos at IGI airport in Delhi, passengers stranded due to dense fog December 24, 2014

    There is a major chaos at the Indira Gandhi International Airport due to dense fog. Most of the flights have been cancelled and many are delayed. Hundreds of passengers are stranded. Besides, food outlets are over-crowded and no proper arrangements have been made to impart information to the passengers, adding...
  • Coldest December 22 in Delhi in 5 years, mercury drops to 4.2 degress Celsius December 23, 2014

    New Delhi: It was the coldest December 22 in the last five years with mercury dropping to the season's lowest of 4.2 degree Celsius in national capital on Monday, even as a thick blanket of fog severely hit flight and train operations besides affecting vehicular movement. According to the MeT department,...
  • Mercury dip, fog in north India affect travel business December 22, 2014

    Cold wave has intensified in North India with the National capital recording its coldest day of the season on Sunday at a minimum of 4.8 degrees Celsius. Monday too remained cold with minimum temperature hovering around 5.7 degrees Celsius. ...
  • Heavy fog will reduce by Tuesday, says MET department December 22, 2014

    Cold wave has intensified in North India with the National capital recording its coldest day of the season on Sunday at a minimum of 4.8 degrees Celsius. BP Yadav from MET department said, "The heavy fog will reduce tomorrow. Temperature is expected to rise by a few degrees." ...
  • In Your City: Thick fog covers Delhi December 22, 2014

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  • Dense fog envelops Delhi; flights delayed, 4 deaths reported December 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Cold wave has intensified in North India with the National capital recording its coldest day of the season on Sunday at a minimum of 4.8 degrees Celsius. Monday too remained cold with minimum temperature hovering around 5.7 degrees Celsius. Dense fog engulfed the city and the visibility at...
  • Foggy Sunday in Delhi, 48 trains delayed December 21, 2014

    New Delhi: It was chilly and foggy morning in Delhi on Sunday. Poor visibility led to 48 trains being delayed. The Meteorological Office has forecast a cloudy day ahead with thick fog. The minimum temperature was 6.4 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average. "Trains such as North-east Express, Taj Express...
  • North India reels under severe cold wave, Leh coldest at minus 14 degree celsius December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Severe cold wave is being experienced throughout North India. The lowest temperatures was recorded in Leh and Kargil with the mercury plunging more than 14 degrees below freezing point. The temperature is expected to remain low in most parts of North India. The dew has converted into ice...
  • Air India launches dedicated phones for flight update in fog season November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the fog season, Air India has beefed up its telephone network in four major metros in addition to its all-India toll-free call centre to provide latest status of its flights. The airline has set up dedicated telephone numbers in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai, in addition...
  • Dengue outbreak in Bihar, 156 cases detected November 7, 2014

    Patna: A dengue outbreak has gripped Bihar with 156 cases detected in different parts of the state, a health department official said. The state capital has registered the lion's share of the detected cases, with 131 patients admitted in various government hospitals like Patna Medical College Hospital, Nalanda Medical College...
  • DGCA panel suggests steps to avoid flight diversion due to fog April 24, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to check fog-related diversions from IGI Airport, a DGCA panel has recommended several steps like upgrading of neighbouring alternative airports, meteorological facilities and runway radar coverage. It has recommended that airports near Delhi like Jaipur, Lucknow and Amritsar, should be upgraded to Category-IIIB level of Instrument...
  • Dense fog disrupts flight schedule in Delhi February 24, 2014

    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 February 20, 2014

    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 shortdistance trains, have been out of operation. Other than MEMU trains between satellite towns like Kanpur, Sultanpur, Barabanki,...
  • Fog affects train service, clear day ahead in Delhi January 31, 2014

    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 minimum temperature settled...