Sunday, 21 January, 2018

Fog continues in Delhi, 60 trains,18 flights delayed

Fog-PTI 6 flights cancelled, 60 delayed at IGI
Laurie Berry | 12 January, 2018, 21:44

Dense fog observed at many places over Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi; at isolated places over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim.

The waiting hall and the area near the boarding gates at Terminal 1 was packed with people sitting on the floor and staircases waiting for announcements on their delayed flights. It started from east UP-Bihar on December 25, covered western parts, including Delhi, from December 31 and then to Punjab and further west by January 2.

The minimum temperature was recorded at 5.7 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.

The effect of the fog caused delays in flights and train services today as well, with six flights being cancelled and over 60 flights being delayed due to fog at the Indira Gandhi International Airport. According to the India Meteorological Department, general visibility improved to 200 metres at IGI as compared to zero metres the past two days, reports PTI. Dense fog is expected on Thursday with temperatures expected between 20┬░Celsius and 6┬░Celsius.

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Flight operations will resume once the fog clears up later in the day, he added. It, however, forecast that the fog would continue for some more days.

The railway traffic was also hit in the capital with 59 trains delayed, 24 rescheduled and 21 cancelled. Many constructive suggestions received: "more inputs welcome", Sinha tweeted.

Delhi airport has advanced technology for low-visibility landings, called CAT IIIB.

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