Airports across north India witnessed a spell of dense fog from December 7-9. Delhi, however, did not experience this due to favourable conditions, meteorological department officials said on Wednesday.
According to Dr. R K Jenamani, head of IGI met office, “Many airports were closed from early in the night till late morning, due to the fog cover. Visibility was around 0-100 metres during this period.
“Dr. Jenamani added that fog alerts were issued on December 7. In east Uttar Pradesh and Bihar very dense fog cover may continue for another 1-3 days, the forecast said. Airports including Gaya, Varanasi, Lucknow and Gorakhpur recorded dense fog during the last three days, with visibility reducing to 0-50 metres in many areas.
Delhi only saw fog with visibility of atleast 200 metres in the same period. Amritsar airport had also reported dense fog.