New Delhi, December 26
As biting cold conditions engulfed entire North India, fog and poor visibility remained a severe cause of concern on Monday.
According to the India Meteorological Department, visibility across most of the northern states remained poor with Bhatinda in Punjab and Bikaner in Rajasthan recording “zero visibility”. The visibility in the national capital here at just 50 meters.
Not only in Bhatinda, but visibility also remained low throughout Punjab, with Amritsar recording visibility of 25 meters and Ambala 50.
Haryana too recorded low visibility. While places like Ambala and Hissar recorded a low of 25m and 50m respectively, visibility in Chandigarh was 200 meters.
According to IMD data, places like Sri Ganganagar and Churu in Rajasthan also recorded low visibility of 25 and 50 meters, respectively.
Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, and West Bengal also recorded very low visibility on the day with the number dipping to 50 meters in Uttar Pradesh and Odisha, while North Bengal recorded visibility of 200 meters.