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Flights delayed, trains cancelled in foggy Delhi

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January 07, 2010 11:09 IST
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A foggy Thursday morning brought bad news for air travelers in Delhi, as nearly 35 flights were delayed, and runway visibility dropped down to barely 50 meters.

The national flights affected are Delhi-Amritsar, Delhi-Leh, Delhi- Bangalore, Jaipur-Mumbai, Delhi-Lucknow, Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Ahmedabad, and Guwahati-Imphal.

Several international flights have also been affected. The international flights coming from Singapore, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi, London, Istanbul, Tehran and Beijing along with eight outgoing international flights have been delayed.

Several trains have also been hit due to the foggy weather. Six trains have been cancelled and 46 others have been delayed.

The office of the Meteorological department had warned of a thick fog in the capital from the middle of the week and there are reports that the foggy weather will continue to cover Delhi for at least four hours on Thursday morning.

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