Dense fog lowers visibility in Delhi: Over 130 flights delayed

New Delhi: Around 80 flights from Indira Gandhi International airport in Delhi to several destinations were delayed due to dense fog and other technical reasons, an airport official said on Saturday.

They further informed that over 50 flights arriving in Delhi from several locations were also delayed due to dense fog.

“Around 80 flights from Delhi airport to several destinations were delayed due to majorly dense fog and other technical reasons. Over 50 arrival flights to Delhi were reported delay due to dense fog as of now.” the official said.

Delhi and its adjoining areas woke up to a thick blanket of fog this morning that hit the road, rail, and air traffic due to very poor visibility.

Earlier today, the Delhi airport authority said that Low Visibility Procedures will continue to remain implemented at the airport, and requested passengers to contact the airline concerned for updated flight information.

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It further said that only CAT IIIA and CATIII B compliant aircraft and pilots can operate till the visibility is low.

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