Moving on from the smog and air pollution triggered by Diwali fire-works, Delhi again had reduced visibility on Wednesday morning, this time due to the first dense fog of the season.
Apart from Delhi, low visibility was recorded in other areas of North India including Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Uttar Pradesh. The fog was accompanied by a significant drop in temperature.
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As a result of the fog movement of traffic slowed down, with Delhi-Noida and Delhi-Gurgaon expressways being some of the most slow moving. Flights to and from Delhi have also been delayed.
According to a Delhi Traffic Police Statement, Air quality in capital remains ‘severe’ with PM 2.5 & PM 10 levels remained above normal standards in several areas.