On Thursday, departures at the Delhi airport have been resumed after they were delayed for 2-hours early in the morning due to bad weather.
A source was quoted saying, “Departures were put on hold from 7.30 am to around 9.30 am because of low visibility due to fog. In this two-hour period, arrivals were operating as usual. The departures resumed at around 9.30 am when the visibility became better.”
Vistara also tweeted a weather update, saying that “Departures have now resumed from DEL, after being held up for last 2 hours and 30 mins due to fog. Arrivals were, however, continuing during the time, although with delays.”
Dense fog conditions have further affected more than 12 trains because of low visibility conditions. The trains that have been delayed are Brahmaputra Express, Poorva Express, Purushottam Express, and Farakka Express, informed Public Relations Officer of Northern Railways.
Dense to moderate fog would continue to remain in Delhi today and tomorrow with minimum temperature remaining in the range of 4 to 5 degree Celsius, said the Indian Meteorological Department.”
Light rain is expected on January 5 and January 6 with cloudy skies, it added.
In its bulletin, the weather forecaster said that “Dense to very dense fog observed at isolated places over Punjab and north Rajasthan; dense fog at isolated places over Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.”