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Foggy Saturday morning in Delhi, 101 trains delayed

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New Delhi, 10 Dec 2016 : It was a foggy Saturday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 11.2 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average, the weather office said.

At least 101 trains were delayed and 11 cancelled due to dense fog in parts of north India, railway officials said.

“At least 18 trains were rescheduled,” a Northern Railway official told.

According to the weather office, the humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 95 per cent and the visibility was 400 meters.

“The sky will remain clear in the day,” an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) told.

The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 27 degree Celsius.

Friday’s maximum temperature settled at 26.6 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 7.7 degrees Celsius, one notch below the season’s average.

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New law to curb air pollution in Delhi-NCR: Rs 1 cr fine, 5-year jail

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New Delhi, 29 Oct : The Centre has issued an ordinance, making pollution an offence with a jail term, which can go up to 5 years and a penalty up to Rs 1 crore. The ordinance, was issued on Wednesday night after the approval of the President.

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Delhi records season’s worst air day, AQI mounts to 304

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New Delhi, 13 Oct : The air quality index of the national capital turned foul and mounted to ‘very poor’ category at 304 on Tuesday morning, with northwest district recording the most polluted air, according to the Central pollution Board’s data.

Tuesday was the season’s worst air day so far.

The air pollution reaches a crescendo in Delhi-NCR every winter, when pollution from stubble burning combines with the suspended water droplets in the lower atmosphere to form a thick blanket of noxious smog, thus creating health hazards for the residents.

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Situation in Delhi under control after COVID-19 lockdown 4 : Arvind Kejriwal

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New Delhi, 25 May : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday (May 25, 2020) said that the situation in the national capital is under control and his government is ready to deal with any kind of situation that comes in front of them.

Kejriwal, also stressed that even after several relaxations given in the fourth phase of COVID-19-induced lockdown the number of cases didn’t see any unusual rise.

Addressing an online media briefing, Kejriwal informed that around 3,500 COVID-19 cases were reported since the fourth-phase of the lockdown began.

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