Saturday, December 21, 2019

Delhi: Cold wave grips north India; 46 flights diverted at Delhi airport due to dense fog

New Delhi: Amid bone-chilling cold conditions in north India, forty-six flights were diverted due to dense fog at Delhi airport till December 20 midnight. Earlier yesterday, twelve flights had to be diverted due to minimum visibility at the runway at Delhi airport till 8:30 pm.

The flight operations at the airport were also affected due to bad weather, while some flights were impacted due to crew operational limitations.

On Friday, over 750 flights were delayed, 19 cancelled and five were diverted due to the dense fog.

"Approximately 320 departures and around 440 arrivals were delayed due to fog enveloping the airport on Friday morning," a senior airport official said.

The official further said that while landings and takeoffs continue at Delhi airports, flights that are not CAT III A compliant may get affected. He further urged the passengers to contact the airline concerned for updated flight information.
21/12/19 Times Now News
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