The road traffic was also affected due to the poor visibility. The traffic was moving very slowly in the wee hours on Tuesday morning. Ashish Kumar a resident of Palam (Delhi), who feels that driving on foggy days is a herculean task as the visibility is very low. “You need to drive slow and avoid overtaking other vehicles,” said Ashish.
Ashish also cautioned the public saying, “Low visibility is also one of the key reason of road accidents and hence one needs to take all precautions.” Divya Sharma, who travels daily from Delhi to Gurgaon, said “I got late to office due to the foggy day and huge traffic jam on the highway.”
Anuj Chauhan, a marketing professional needs to travel everyday, as his job demands him to. He faces difficulties during work on such foggy days, as he fails to attended meetings with his clients on time, due to poor visibility and heavy traffic.
The senior officials of Met department has said that the minimum temperature would be between 7 to 9 degree Celsius and the maximum temperature likely to remain between 20 to 23 degrees.