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Dense fog disrupts train services in northern states

Due to low visibility because of dense fog 16 trains were running late in the northern States (Pic. Courtesy ANI)

As many as 16 trains were running late on Friday as dense fog reduced visibility in the northern states.

According to officials of Northern Railway, Darbhanga-New Delhi Clone Special, Gaya-New Delhi Mahabodhi Express, Malda Town-Delhi Farakka Express, Barauni-New Delhi Clone Special, Banaras-New Delhi Kashi Vishwanath Express, Katihar-Amritsar Amrapali Express, Kamakhya-Delhi Brahmaputra Mail, Visakhapatnam-New Delhi Andhra Pradesh Express, Balrampur -Gwalior Sushasan Express, Ayodhya Cantt-Delhi Express, Rajgir-New Delhi Shramjeevi Superfast Express, Raxaul- Anand Vihar Terminal Sadbhavana Express, Muzaffarpur-Anand Vihar Terminal SaptKranti Superfast Express, Jabalpur-Hazrat Nizamuddin Gondwana Express, Manikpur-Hazrat Nizamuddin Uttar Pardesh Sampark Kranti Express, Hyderabad Deccan Nampally-New Delhi Telangana Express, are running late by up to 1 hour.

Delhi was covered by fog on Friday morning with the minimum temperature being recorded at 9 degrees Celsius, according to India Meteorological Department.

IMD has predicted that fresh western disturbances would affect the western Himalayan region from January 20 to January 26 which is expected to bring rain and snow.

A light to moderate hailstorm is likely at isolated places over Jammu, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, west Uttar Pradesh and north Rajasthan on January 23 and 24, according to the IMD forecast.