Cold wave tightens grip, hits traffic; 2 dead in Hr



The cold wave was not expected to relent until the New Year. Authorities were forced to divert four flights from Delhi airport to other destinations. An airport official said pilots were operating under CAT-IIIB conditions, meaning the runway visuality range (RVR) was between 50-175 metres. A railway official said 24 trains were delayed by 2-5 hours due to poor visibility, including the Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express. In Haryana's Rewari district, two people died and 12 were injured in a pile-up of 15 vehicles on Delhi-Jaipur highway due to dense fog. The minimum temperature in many places in Haryana and Punjab were...

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