Shivering, Chandigarh experienced the coldest night of the season at 5.2ºC. With the weather adding adding an icy touch, the people of the Tricity were left trembling and lurching in despair.
It was two degrees below normal on Wednesday night. With each passing day of winter, it is actually becoming quite difficult to brave these extreme weather conditions.
The maximum temperature was around 18 degrees at the beginning of the week. However on Thursday, it dropped to 14.4 degrees. The minimum temperature also dipped to 5.9ºC.
Dense fog to remain for 3 days
Met department has predicted that dense fog will prevail for the next three days. The day and night temperature will hover around the same temperature, with the difference of one or two degrees.
Flights Cancelled and Delayed, Trains Running Behind Schedule
Four flights were cancelled and 13 flights were delayed due to the weather. Air flights were suspended till 12.30 pm. Two flights of Jet Airways, and one flight each of Jet Airways and Indigo were among the cancelled flights. 27 trains including Delhi-Kalka Shatabdi were running behind schedule.
(News Source – HT Chandigarh)
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