This Article is From Jan 30, 2014

Thick early morning fog engulfs Delhi, 28 flights affected

Thick early morning fog engulfs Delhi, 28 flights affected

A thick blanket of fog engulfed Indra Gandhi International (IGI) Airport on Thursday morning

New Delhi: A thick blanket of fog engulfed the national capital early on Thursday morning, affecting 28 flights.

The runway visibility at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport was about 280 metres, which affected several take-offs and landings.

Fourteen international flights and five domestic flights were delayed. Nine domestic flights were cancelled. The weather department said the fog is likely to start clearing out only after noon.

The maximum and minimum temperatures Thursday are expected to hover around 22 and nine degrees Celsius, a weather department forecast said yesterday.

Wednesday's minimum temperature settled at 10 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average.