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    Delhi fog: 5 flights diverted from city, 22 trains delayed

    Heavy fog engulfed parts of the city with the minimum temperature settling at a notch below normal. Five flights diverted as the captain was not trained to land under CAT conditions. The Agartala-Anand Vihar Terminus Rajdhani Express was delayed by over one hour while the Varanasi-New Delhi Kashi Vishwanath Express was delayed by over three hours.

    Dense fog engulfs Delhi; flights diverted, trains running late

    Delhi woke up to dense fog on Wednesday morning, which the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said is due to reduced wind speed. The temperature on Wednesday morning was 7 degrees Celsius.The visibility was below 200 metres. Delhi airport officials said that five flights have been diverted due to bad weather, as the pilots were not trained to land under low visibility (CAT III ) conditions.Dense fog engulfs Delhi; flights diverted, trains running late

    3 flights diverted due to fog at Delhi airport

    Giving an update on flight operations at 7 am, the airport official said there was dense fog but no "flight has been cancelled" yet.

    Delhi: Fog disrupts flight operations at IGI airport; air quality remains'severe'

    It was a cold foggy Tuesday morning in the national capital with visibility dropping to 50 metres affecting flight schedule and causing cancellation of over 300 trains. The air quality in Delhi-NCR remained 'severe' for the fourth consecutive day as high humidity, low wind speed and drop in mercury prevented the dispersal of particulate matters. At 8.30 a.m., the humidity was 100 per cent; visibility dropped to 50 metres at Palam with a spate of flight delays at the Delhi airport.Delhi: Fog disrupts flight operations at IGI airport; air quality remains'severe'

    Delhi fog: 15 flights delayed, 18 trains cancelled

    Operations at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here were affected due to the low visibility and at least 15 flights were delayed.

    Departures out of Delhi airport resume at about 9:30 AM; delays to continue

    While departures were halted, arrivals continued at Delhi airport the period saw 10 diversions during the period, primarily, due to pilot be non-compliant in low visibility landing procedures.

    Delhi air remains 'severe'; Kejriwal puts onus on people

    Amid 'severe' air pollution quality in Delhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said the city government will implement the odd-even scheme "whenever required". Speaking to the media, he said the Delhi government was doing its part, but everyone should contribute to reducing the air pollution. "People should also think about their role in controlling the pollution level," he said.Delhi air remains 'severe'; Kejriwal puts onus on people

    Delhi fog: 14 trains cancelled, 34 flights delayed due to dense fog

    At least 14 trains were cancelled, over 60 delayed and 18 trains has be​en rescheduled due to the thick fog in several parts of the northern India.

    Delhi Fog Campaign helped in early prediction of fog

    The Delhi Fog Campaign Pune helped scientists forecast the zero visibility fog of the morning of January 8, about 6 hours in advance with high level of accuracy, reducing problems of at least some flyers.

    Heavy fog in capital, 13 trains cancelled

    The mercury also dropped to 5.6 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average although it was yesterday recorded at 9.1 degrees Celsius.

    Urban heat island burns hole in fog over Delhi

    Urban heat island refers to the higher temperature seen in a city compared with adjacent rural areas because of intense concrete development and reduced green cover. Warmer temperatures help fog dissipate.

    Flight schedule at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport hit due to fog

    A total of 24 domestic flights and 12 international flights were delayed. Two domestic flights were also cancelled.

    Fog disrupts flight schedule at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport

    According to the Indian Meteorological department, general visibility improved to 200 metres at IGI as compared to zero metres the past two days.

    300 flights delayed, 8 cancelled at Delhi Airport due to fog

    Departures at Delhi airport were halted for two and a half hours on Monday morning​ due to fog on New Year’s Day.

    300 flights delayed, 8 cancelled due to low visibility at Delhi airport

    Hundreds of passengers at several railway stations in north India were also left stranded after multiple trains got delayed due to the thick fog Delhi woke up to on Monday.

    Several flights, trains delayed as Delhi battles dense fog

    Even as flight operations resumed at around 11 a.m., the three-hour delay led to bunching up of flights which took hours to clear up.

    Delays, diversions as Delhi airport shut for two hours due to dense fog

    Normal flight operations has resumed at the airport now, however, passengers traveling throughout the day will face delays.

    Delhi: Fog hits visibility in morning; mercury settles at 6.8 degrees

    Delhi woke up to a foggy morning today as the minimum temperature settled at 6.8 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.

    IMD, IITM to monitor New Delhi's fog for better forecasts

    IMD and Pune-based IIITM will set up instruments at the Indira Gandhi International Airport and at Pusa Institute for starting observations from December.

    Chilly morning in Delhi; fog disrupts rail traffic

    The national capital saw yet another chilly morning as the temperature dipped a notch below the normal while dense fog disrupted rail operations, affecting over 55 trains.

    Cold wave persists in Delhi, fog disrupts schedule of 17 trains

    The minimum temperature recorded this morning was 7.2 degrees Celsius, a notch below normal, a MeT official said.

    Chilly morning in Delhi; fog disrupts air, rail traffic

    "The minimum temperature recorded this morning was 9 degree Celsius, two notches above the normal for this part of the year," a MeT official said.

    Airlines asked to stick to advisory on operating in low visibility

    The aviation regulator has also directed the airlines to reschedule non CAT III aircraft between 10 AM to 8 PM.

    Delhi wakes up to heavy fog, 94 trains delayed

    Flight operations at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, however, were not affected in the morning, airport officials claimed.

    Delhi officially welcomes winter as dense fog envelops city

    The Met reports that with this development, not only wintry chill will make a comeback but pollution levels are also expected to spike.

    Delhi witnesses moderate foggy conditions

    The humidity was recorded at 91 per cent till 8.30 AM. The MeT department has predicted a clear sky for the day.

    Delhi fog disrupts flights, rail traffic

    Dense fog continued to keep the capital in its tight clutch for the second day in a row with passengers left stranded as flights and rail traffic were disrupted on Tuesday.

    Icy winds leave Delhiites shivering

    The record for the highest maximum for January was 32.5 degree Celsius recorded on the 28th of 2004. The record minimum is -0.6 degree Celsius recorded on 16th of the month in 1935.

    Govt changes rules to allow flight movements in reduced visibility

    Under the new rules put in place, the visibility range has been brought down from 175m to 150m for operation of large aircraft and 150m to 125m for smaller planes.

    Drizzle in Delhi; poor visibility affects train services

    The minimum temperature in the city settled at 9.4 degrees Celsius, two notches above normal, a MeT department official said.

    Government dithers on restricting red beacon use to just 5 VIPs

    Nitin Gadkari had favoured restricting red beacon to only constitutional authorities - President, Vice-President, PM, CJI and LS Speaker.

    Met department predicts 100 hours of fog from mid-December

    To ease travel experience, Met department is working on a plan to send SMS and email alerts to passengers with 18-hour forecasts before flights.

    Dense fog affects movement of 62 trains

    Fog hit movement of more than 60 trains today leading to cancellation of operations of 31 trains and delaying other trains.

    Fog disrupts air, rail services, mercury dips below 5 degrees

    Fog enveloped the capital for the second day today, reducing visibility below 50 metres in the morning hours and affecting air and rail traffic.

    Fog partially affects flight operations at IGI airport

    Fog reduced visibility at the IGI airport here partially affecting operations with nine domestic and international flights diverted to nearby cities.

    Fleet insurance plans may not cover losses from cancellations

    Airlines are discovering that their fleet insurance packages are insufficient to cover them from losses arising out of flight cancellations.

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