Delhi witnesses thick fog cover this morning

Last Updated: Sat, Nov 03, 2012 05:40 hrs

Delhi has been witnessing a thick fog cover and a thick blanket of smog, a combination of smoke and fog enveloped the national capital this morning.

Over the last four days, the national capital has been witnessing a thick fog cover.

The Meteorological department has said that this is an indication of dipping temperature and the city will see such weather for a few days.

It also says, a wind system is expected to develop and start blowing from the Western side, that is, Rajasthan towards the northern side of the country in a few days.

Adding to the chill, fog enveloped the city since the morning. The sun did not come out of the cloud cover.

Similar weather is also expected in the next week. The fog is expected to disperse by November 7, the Met Department said.

A western disturbance is likely to affect western Himalayas on November 5 and 6. This may further bring down the temperatures.

The met department has forecast shallow fog at the IGI airport with visibility dropping to below 500 metres during these days. (ANI)

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