Delhi-NCR climate replace: Dense fog makes highways unsafe | Delhi News

Delhi-NCR climate replace: Dense fog makes highways unsafe | Delhi News
Delhi-NCR climate replace: Dense fog makes highways unsafe | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: On Tuesday morning, the Indo-Gangetic plains, together with Delhi, skilled dense to very dense fog, lowering visibility to 25 meters within the capital metropolis and inflicting site visitors disruptions.
The India Meteorological Department defines very dense fog as having visibility between 0 and 50 meters, dense fog as 51 to 200 meters, average fog as 201 to 500 meters, and shallow fog as 501 to 1,000 meters.


Delhi wakes up wrapped in dense fog

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The Met workplace had on Monday forecast that the Indo-Gangetic plains may even see “dense to very dense” fog over the subsequent 5 days, which can end in cancellation and diversion of trains and flights.
1 killed in accident attributable to dense fog in Gautam Buddh Nagar
One individual is reportedly killed and a minimum of 10 persons are injured in Uttar Pradesh’s Gautam Buddh Nagar when a bus collided with a container car attributable to heavy fog in Dankaur space early Tuesday. The bus was carrying 60 passengers. The injured have been rushed to a hospital, the Gautam Buddh Nagar Police stated.

Satellite photos confirmed a thick layer of fog over Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, north Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.

Visibility dropped to 25 metres on the Palam airport and 50 metres on the Safdarjung airport, an IMD official stated.
“Due to moisture and lightweight winds at decrease tropospheric ranges over Indo-Gangetic plains, dense to very dense fog in lots of/some pockets very doubtless over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh in night time/morning hours in the course of the subsequent three days and dense fog in remoted pockets for subsequent two days,” the Met workplace had stated in an announcement on Monday.

The IMD additionally issued an advisory, saying troublesome driving circumstances on highways, some collisions and tripping of energy strains are attainable.
“Likely practice delays, diversons and cancellations. Airport operations are prone to be affected with flight delays and cancellations,” it stated.

The climate division stated lengthy exposures to fog may cause wheezing, coughing and shortness of breath in folks having bronchial asthma bronchitis. It may additionally result in eye irritation or an infection.
It recommended that travellers carry important gadgets like water and drugs on lengthy journeys.
With inputs from PTI

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