New Delhi : Due to the heavy rain and fog, road, train and air traffic were disturbed in several parts of northern India on Tuesday. Talking to the reporters, a railway official informed that at least 4 trains were cancelled and 12 delayed due to heavy fog.
Heavy fog in North India
According to the website of Northern Railway, 4 trains – Mahabodhi Express, Gomti Express, Hari Har Express and Anand Vihar Sealdah Express, departing from New Delhi were cancelled, 12 trains were delayed, while several trains were diverted.
Several air flight departures were suspended and delayed from the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI). The reports suggest that more than 45 flights were delayed for over an hour due to dense fog.
Heavy fog in North India disrupts rail, road air traffic
A number of reports also poured in from different corners of number of road accidents. According to Haryana Police, 8 persons died and more than 10 got injured in an accident on Panipat-Rewari National Highway-71A near Jhajjar district due to dense fog.
A police officer told media that a truck rammed into a jeep which led to a massive pile-up involving several vehicles, police said.