Thick Haze In Delhi, A few Flights Postponed Because of Low Perceivability
New Delhi: Upwards of six flights, planned to leave from Delhi’s Indira Gandhi Global Air terminal (IGI), were postponed because of thick mist, informed air terminal power.
Among the flight courses impacted by the extreme mist were Delhi-San Francisco/Kathmandu, Delhi-Chandigarh-Kullu, Delhi-Jaipur, Delhi-Dharamshala-Chandigarh, Delhi-Shimla-Dharamshala, Delhi-Dehradun.
Previously reeling under a virus wave starting from the start of the new year, occupants in the public capital on Friday woke to a crisp morning with a thick layer of haze.
Safdarjung recorded a base temperature of 5.9 degrees Celsius around 6.10 am.
As per the Meteorological office, the perceivability in Palam was recorded at 100 meters at 6.10 am.
As was figure, thick to exceptionally thick mist was seen over pieces of Punjab, Northwest Rajasthan, Jammu division, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Tripura.
“Thick/Exceptionally Thick Haze layer (in the white fix) stretches out from Punjab to Bihar across Haryana, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh,” tweeted the India Meteorological Office.