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Yellow Alert in Delhi! Winter is at its peak

The entire north of India, including Delhi-NCR, is facing the brunt of severe cold these days. The cold wave, along with fog, has increased the problems of the people. Trains and flights are also being affected due to low visibility. People will have to face severe colds for the next 2–3 days. The snowfall in the mountains has increased the chill in the plains. The cold air coming from there is also cooling the daytime temperature. As many as 26 trains coming to Delhi from different parts of the country are running late due to various reasons, including fog conditions in the northern region.

A yellow alert has been issued by the Regional Meteorological Department for Thursday. Snowfall in the mountains is increasing the chill in the capital. The mercury will drop on Thursday, during which the minimum temperature is likely to be 7 degrees Celsius and the maximum temperature will be 17 degrees Celsius. The sky will be clear, and there is a possibility of light to moderate fog in the morning.

According to the IMD at 5:30 am, there was very dense fog over Uttar Pradesh, Chandigarh, Rajasthan, and Bihar; dense fog over Madhya Pradesh and Tripura; and moderate fog over Jammu division. On the other hand, at 5.30 am, 25 meters of visibility were recorded in Bareilly, Lucknow (25 meters), Bahraich (25 meters), Prayagraj (50 meters), Varanasi (50 meters), Gorakhpur (200 meters), and Sultanpur (200 meters) in Uttar Pradesh.

At the same time, 25 meters of visibility were recorded in Chandigarh, 500 meters in Safdarjung, 700 meters in Palam, 25 meters in Bikaner, Rajasthan, 50 meters in Jaisalmer, 50 meters in Kota, 50 meters in Jaipur, and 200 meters in Ajmer. Apart from this, 25 meters of visibility were recorded in Gaya, Bihar, 25 meters in Purnia, and 200 meters in Patna. Visibility was recorded at 50 meters in Sagar, 200 meters in Bhopal, 200 meters in Satna, 50 meters in Agartala, and 200 meters in Jammu in Madhya Pradesh.

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