Chilly morning in Delhi, sunny day ahead

Last Updated: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 04:40 hrs

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi woke up to a sunny but cold morning Monday with the minimum temperature settling at 6.2 degrees Celsius, three notches below average for this time of the season. The Met Office has forecast a clear day ahead.

"A clear day lies ahead for Delhi. However, it will get colder towards the evening," an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said.

The day temperature is likely to be around 17 degrees Celsius, the officials added.

Humidity at 8.30 a.m was 89 percent.

According to a railway official, 10 trains were cancelled and 20 running behind schedule due to fog in the country's northern region.

"Over 20 trains were running behind schedule by several hours and 10 trains have been cancelled today (Monday) morning. Dense fog in northern parts of India affected rail services," a Northern Railway spokesperson said.

Sunday's maximum temperature settled three notches below average at 18.4 degrees Celsius, while the minimum was a notch below average at 6.3 degrees Celsius.

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