Delhi Woke up In Dense Fog And Flight Operations Disrupted at IGI Airport

[New Delhi]Delhi Woke up In Dense Fog And Flight Operations Disrupted at IGI Airport
Heavy fog disrupted flight operations at the Indira Gandhi International Airport today.
With the runway visibility dropping below the required limits, an IndiGo flight was diverted while many departures were put on hold since 0415 hours,
All landings are taking place under CAT-III B landing system,
CAT-III B allows the aircraft to land in visibility as low as 50 meters.Minimum visibility required for CAT III landing at Delhi Airport is 50 meters and for low visibility take-off operations (LVTO) it is 125 meters.
GMR-run IGIA is the only airport in the country equipped with CAT IIIB.
The residents of Delhi today woke up to dense fog with minimum temperature settling at 12 degrees Celsius, five notches above normal.
Safdarjung and Palam observatories, visibility was recorded By Weatherman less than 50 metres at 8 AM.
According to MeT department, humidity level in the morning was however 100 per centThe weatherman has predicted partly cloudy sky throughout the day.
“There will be partly cloudy sky and maximum temperature is expected to settle at 24 degrees Celsius,” the official further said.
Yesterday, the minimum temperature was recorded at 11.5 degrees Celsius in the national capital while maximum temperature was recorded at 24.7 degrees Celsius.
The first week of January this year has been the warmest January in at least 15 years.