The maximum temperature is likely to settle around 21 degrees Celsius.
The relative humidity was 100 per cent at 8.30 am.
The December-January period is known for peak fog formation over north India.
A shallow fog enveloped the city on Tuesday and people largely stayed indoors or many in streets huddled around bonfires to stay warm.
The relative humidity at the Safdarjung observatory, considered the official marker for the national capital, was recorded at 95 per cent.
Dense fog conditions prevailed at Palam observatory where visibility dropped to 50 metres Thursday morning.
A severe cold wave is when the minimum dips to at least 2 degrees Celsius, or the departure from normal is equal to or over 6.5 degrees Celsius.
Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and northern Rajasthan are expected to experience a dip in temperatures from December 28
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Yesterday, 17 trains were cancelled, 19 were delayed and six were rescheduled after a blanket of fog engulfed Delhi.
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