Dense fog disrupts flights for 2nd day
Flight operations at the IGI airport in New Delhi has been disrupted due to heavy fog for second consecutive day today with about 18 flights, including six international, being delayed and nine being cancelled.Flight Scheduledelhi Updated: Dec 30, 2008 13:46 IST
Flight operations at the Indira Gandhi International airport in New Delhi has been disrupted due to heavy fog, which enveloped the national capital for second consecutive day on Tuesday with about 18 flights, including six international, being delayed and nine being cancelled.
The general visibility at the IGI airport fell below 50 metres and runway visibility range (RVR) dipped to less than 100 metres, bringing a halt to flight operations, sources said.
Nine early morning flights to Jaipur, Bangalore, Srinagar, Bhubaneshwar, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Leh were cancelled, they said.
Over 200 flights were delayed and 19 cancelled as a heavy blanket of fog surrounded the capital yesterday.