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Fog effect: Major flights delay in North Indian cities

Airport official said,"Over 100 flights were hit by inclement weather in the early morning hours as dense fog engulfed the national capital." They further stated that implementation of low visibility procedure had helped them in carrying out flight operations in

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 2 Dec 2016 4:30 AM GMT

Fog effect: Major flights delay in North Indian cities
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New Delhi: Heavy fog and poor visibility has resulted in delay of several flights in North Indian cities including the Delhi airport. The airlines have warned passengers of the expected delays while disruptions were also reported in other cities such as Lucknow and Amritsar.

Airport official said,"Over 100 flights were hit by inclement weather in the early morning hours as dense fog engulfed the national capital." They further stated that implementation of low visibility procedure had helped them in carrying out flight operations in such conditions."

  • More than 200 arrivals and departures of flight were affected.
  • According to airport's website," The temperature was recorded 13 degree Celsius and visibility below 50 meters at around 0830 hours."
  • Flight operations at the Indira Gandhi International Airport were severely affected as well.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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