Dense fog engulfs Delhi-NCR as temperature dips further

new DelhiChilly winds are blowing in the national capital, with the minimum temperature dropping to six degrees Celsius on Sunday. On Monday morning, the city witnessed terrible visibility with dense fog. Dense blanket of fog was seen on NH-24 near Akshardham Temple. Delhi experienced the coldest night of the season for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday, where the temperature dropped to 6 degrees Celsius, two notches below normal. The normal maximum and minimum temperatures from December 17 to December 21 will be 22.5 and 8 degrees Celsius respectively, while from December 22 to December 26 they will be 21.4 and 7 degrees Celsius.

The maximum temperature in the city is expected to be around 26 degree Celsius, while the minimum temperature is around 6 degree Celsius. Monday morning will bring mostly clear sky with mist or light fog in Delhi. Meanwhile, 22 vehicles collided on the Ambala-Saharanpur highway near Yamunanagar in the early hours of Sunday, in which at least a dozen people were injured due to dense fog.

Visibility was also reduced due to fog, due to which headlights of vehicles were seen burning even during the day. Dense fog has reduced visibility in many areas over the past few days. Delhi’s AQI is currently 453 due to dense fog. It is around 337 in the morning in Gurugram. Ghaziabad is 299 which is unhealthy. Noida has reached 239.