New Delhi: With a thick smog engulfing the Delhi airport and areas round it, as many as 32 flights have been on Sunday diverted to close by cities.
Many of the flights have been home and couldn’t land resulting from minimal visibility falling across the airport premises.
“Till a while back, about 32 flights were diverted due to bad weather. Pollution and other weather conditions have caused low visibility at the airport,” stated an official working on the Delhi airport.
Diversion of flights have inconvenienced 1000’s of passengers throwing their journey plans out of the gear.
“The weather is expected to get better. The situation has improved a bit already,” stated the official.
The Delhi airport operator on its Twitter deal with stated, “Update issued at 1130 hours: Due to low visibility, flight operations at Delhi Airport are affected. All CAT-II compliant pilots are able to operate. Passengers are requested to contact the airline concerned for updated flight information. Any inconvenience caused is regretted.”