Dense fog disrupts air traffic in Kolkata

January 7th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI  

Kolkata, Jan 7 (ANI): A thick fog disrupted operations at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Airport here this morning.
According to airport sources, 27 domestic and international flights were not allowed to depart from the airport. Fifteen flights failed to land at the airport due to fog.
Flights carrying Haj pilgrims were diverted to Nagpur, as it was difficult to land at the airport at 4:30 a.m.
The general visibility dropped to 0 metres at 5:00 a.m. and it was 100 metres at 8:00 a.m., they said. (ANI)

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