Thick Fog engulfs Delhi-NCR, many trains and flights cancelled

Boost cold waves Air quality get'poor: Delhi

About 453 domestic and 97 worldwide flights were delayed. Save for a couple of worldwide flights, all other flights that were heading North were delayed, they said.

All domestic and global flights from the Delhi airport were put on hold at about 6 this morning and they started taking off only a little before 11.

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RK Jenamani, Director, IMD, Delhi area and IGI airport has been quoted by PTI as saying, "Runway visibility since 5.30 am has been between 50-75 metres". However, visibility improved during the day, it went up to 2000 meters and the operation became normal, but due to the trouble in the morning, delayed planes were delayed and waiting for six hours.

Hundreds of passengers at Delhi's airport and several railway stations in north India were left stranded on Monday after multiple flights and trains got affected due to the thick fog. The maximum was likely to hover around 21 degrees. With 23 flights cancelled, all of which were domestic ones, according to airport an official.No take-offs could take place between 7:30 am and 9:30 am, according to an airport official. Take-offs from the IGI Airport require a minimum visibility range of 125 metres.

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The BJP wrested power from the Congress , winning close to a two-third majority with 44 seats in the 68-member Assembly. The review meet headed by Rahul Gandhi was called in to discuss the reasons for the defeat in the state.

"Dense fog at @Delhi_Airport today #CATIIIB Glad we could land @airindiain AI142 Before time", tweeted Air India pilot Nivedita Bhasin at 10:41 am. The heavy blanket of fog engulfed the national capital region on the New Year morning.

Dense fog also enveloped parts of Uttar Pradesh as visibility remained low in Varanasi and train operations there were affected as well.

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