Cold wave disrupts all-mode of transportation: Delhi

Jan 17 2018 09:19 AM
Cold wave disrupts all-mode of transportation: Delhi

New Delhi [India], Jan 17 (NT): As the cold wave continues to escalate across Northern India, train services on Wednesday have been choked due to heavy fog, thus disrupting the daily routine of commuters.

As per the Chief Public Relations Officer of the Northern Railway, 21 trains have been delayed, 13 cancelled and four rescheduled.The passengers have been informed to check the train status of the train before undertaking their journey.The status of these trains will also be broadcast to the passengers on their respective registered mobile numbers.The fog makes the visibility very low and trains have to run at a highly-restricted speed to ensure the safety of the passengers which leads to considerable delays in the movement of trains.The status of these trains will be observed periodically keeping in view the strength of fog and decisions to restore some of the trains may be taken, as and when operationally feasible.The national capital Delhi had been experiencing chilling cold since this winter season.

The Meteorological Department has predicted a maximum temperature of 25 degree Celsius with lows of eight degrees.Furthermore, shallow fog is expected to be seen in the national capital. (NT)

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