350 planes suspended-trains delayed

Delhi and parts of North India, including Uttar Pradesh, woke up to a cold and foggy morning on the first day of New Year 2018.

As northern India experienced the season’s worst fog Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport suspended operations with visibility dropping below 50 meters.

350 planes suspended-trains delayed

Over 350 planes flying into and out of Delhi were either suspended or delayed.

The poor visibility also affected train services, with 56 trains running late, 20 rescheduled and 15 cancelled.

350 planes suspended-trains delayed

In Delhi, the minimum temperatures dropped to 7 degrees Celsius with maximum temperature hovering around 21 degrees Celsius on Monday morning.

The maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to be around 23 degrees Celsius and five degrees Celsius respectively said an India Meteorological Department official.