Low visibility and dense fog covering the national capital and its neighbouring areas on Monday morning has affected several flight operations at the Indira Gandhi International airport.
Due to the weather conditions in Delhi-NCR, several airlines announced a probable delay in flight departures and arrivals and requested travelling passengers to keep a check on their flight status.
Travel advisors have been issued by SpiceJet, Indigo airlines and Vistara. “Due to bad weather (Poor Visibility) in Jalandhar (AIP) and Delhi (DEL), all departures/arrivals and their consequential flights might get affected, SpiceJet wrote on its Twitter handle.
#WeatherUpdate: Due to bad weather (Poor Visibility) in Jalandhar (AIP) and Delhi (DEL), all departures/arrivals and their consequential flights might get affected. Passengers are requested to keep a check on their flight status via https://t.co/u9dvEZRAK7
— SpiceJet (@flyspicejet) December 7, 2020
Flights to cities like Patna, Darbhanga, Varanasi and Gorakhpur are also affected due to similar weather conditions.
#6ETravelAdvisory: Due to bad weather in #Delhi, flight departures and arrivals are impacted. Please keep a track of your flight status here https://t.co/TQCzzy2a2s or SMS ST<flight no.><flight date> to 566772.
— IndiGo (@IndiGo6E) December 7, 2020
— Vistara (@airvistara) December 7, 2020
Apart from the national capital, Ghaziabad, Gurugram, Noida and Faridabad experienced poor visibility. Vehicle traffic, which had slowed down due to the ongoing farmer protests in Delhi is likely to get further affected due to low visibility.
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