New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) After witnessing dense fog in the morning, the capital experienced a clear and sunny Monday as the maximum temperature was recorded at 21 degrees Celsius - average for this time of the season, the Met Office said.
According to Delhi International Airport Limited, nearly 60 flights were delayed due to fog in the morning. Around 20 trains were delayed, said a statement from Indian Railways.
Minimum temperature settled three notches above average at 10.6 degrees Celsius.
The Met Office has forecast fog Tuesday morning but a clear sky during the day.
"Tuesday's maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to hover around 20 and 9 degrees Celsius respectively," said an official of India Meteorological Department.
Earlier Monday, motorists who had to set out early Monday, especially those who left homes in national capital region (NCR) areas like Noida and Gurgaon to drive into Delhi were hit hard, as the fog was dense and visibility poor.
Sunday's maximum and minimum temperatures were both two notches above average for this time of year at 22.9 degrees Celsius and 9.4 degrees Celsius respectively.