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Delhi-NCR continue to be shrouded in dense smog

Delhi-NCR continue to be shrouded in dense smog”

Dense smog continued to engulf the national capital for the second day November 8, leaving people gasping for breath.

Over 40 trains were delayed due to fog, while nine were rescheduled and 10 had to be cancelled, a railway official said.

The minimum temperature stood at 13.8 degrees Celsius, normal for the season.

The situation is likely to worsen tomorrow as the weather department has predicted dense to very dense fog at many places in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan and western Uttar Pradesh.

The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 98 per cent.

Tuesday's maximum temperature settled at 30.2 degrees Celsius, one degree above season's average, while the minimum was recorded at 16.2 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average.

The Delhi government also issued a health advisory for high risk people, including children, the elderly, pregnant women and those suffering from asthma and heart ailments.



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