New Delhi : There was no relief from cold weather conditions in most parts of North India on Sunday where at least 25 trains were cancelled and delayed more than 20 due to fog.
Temperatures in most states, barring Rajasthan, rose slightly as compared to Saturday.
In Delhi, which woke up to a chilly morning, the maximum was 19.2 degrees Celsius as against 17.2 degrees Celsius on Saturday, though still a notch below the season’s average. The minimum here settled three notches above the normal at 9.6 degrees Celsius. Humidity was high and fluctuated between 59 and 97 per cent.
Fog led to cancellation of 25 trains while more than 20 trains were running behind schedule.
In Jammu and Kashmir, the Valley and the Ladakh region remained in the grip of cold wave as the mercury stayed below the freezing point owing to continuous dry weather. While there was slight increase in the mercury at some places including Srinagar and Gulmarg, the minimum temperature continued to remain below the freezing point across the division.
In Rajasthan Sikar and Pilani both saw a low of 4.5 degrees Celsius and Sriganganagar 5.1 degrees Celsius. The night temperatures at Tonk, Jaipur, Ajmer and Jaisalmer were recorded at 5.4, 7.3, 7.5 and 10 degrees Celsius, respectively.
Punjab and Haryana recorded minimum temperatures above normal levels. Amritsar had its low at 6.2 degrees Celsius. Narnaul in Haryana was the coldest place in both states at 3 degrees Celsius.
The Union Territory of Chandigarh braved cold weather at 10.8 degrees Celsius. (PTI)