Fog in Delhi delays over a dozen domestic flights

December 10th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Air travellers in Delhi had a tough time Wednesday with over a dozen flights being delayed due to a thick fog descending on the airport.About 10 to 15 flights, due to take off Wednesday morning from the domestic airport, were delayed by 30 minutes to an hour due to poor visibility, an airport official said.

The fog led to runway visibility dropping below the required 750 metres, thus affecting the flight schedules of various airlines, he said.

“The visibility fell to 625 metres and only a single runway was operational in the morning. Visibility is likely to improve as the day progresses.”

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