New Delhi: Ten trains are running late due to low visibility and other operational reasons in the Northern Railway region. The delayed trains include Sealdah Express, Nandan Kanan (Neelanchal) Express, Balurghat-Malda special, Marudhar Express, Jaynagar-Udhna Special, and others. Also Read - Indian Railways Latest News: Platform Ticket Rates Hiked. Check Price Details Here
While the Balurghat-Malda Town special and Malda-Sealdah Express were delayed by one hour and 30 minutes, Lalgola -Sealdah running behind schedule by one hour. Also Read - Entertainment on Wheels: Railways Set to Introduce On-Demand Movies, Videos, News in Different Languages on Trains. Deets Inside
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Notably, dense fog has engulfed parts of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Chandigarh, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh on Friday, causing poor visibility on the streets.
“Dense to Very dense fog at isolated pockets over Punjab, East UP, Bihar, Sub- Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura. Dense fog at isolated pockets over Haryana & Chandigarh. Moderate fog over Delhi”, tweeted the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
It added,”Visibility (less than 500 meter): Patiala, Gorakhpur, Bhagalpur, Malda- 25 meter each. Amritsar, Baharaich, Lucknow, Sultanpur, Varanasi, Purnea, Agartala and Dibrugarh-50 meter each. Ambala, Chandigarh, Patna- 200 meter each. Delhi (Safdarjung -500 meter & Palam-1000 meter).”