Flight operations disrupted due to dense fog

Bhubaneswar: Normal life was affected today due to dense fog that enveloped most part of State including twin city Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.

Flight operations at the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar were disrupted due to poor visibility.

Six flights have been delayed due to poor visibility while some others were diverted.

While Delhi-Bhubaneswar-Delhi Indigo flight has been diverted, AI077 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi of the Air India, 6E726 Kolkata-Bhubaneswar-Guwahati Indigo flight, 6E157 Chennai-Bhubaneswar-Bengaluru Indigo flight, 6E583 Kochi-Bhubaneswar-Kochi Indigo flight and 6E375 Kolkata-Bhubaneswar-Mumbai Indigo flight have been delayed.

Vehicular traffic was also disrupted. Road commuters had a tough time due to poor visibility conditions. The regional centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast that the fog situation will continue for the next couple of days.

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