VISHAKHAPATNAM: Flights into Visakhapatnam city on Saturday morning bought diverted to different airports as a thick fog enveloped your complete city. The fog disrupted heavy morning vehicular site visitors too.
Airport sources stated providers of Akasa Air from Bengaluru and Air Asia from Delhi had been scheduled to land at Visakhapatnam Airport on Saturday morning. However, due to poor visibility, they bought diverted to Shamshabad Airport in Hyderabad.
Flights from Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Delhi to Visakhapatnam too bought delayed. Sources say that is the primary time this winter that fog has hit flights into the city.
Low visibility owing to dense fog pressured vehicular site visitors to a crawl in lots of components of Vizag city, particularly between Gajuwaka and Madhurawada. Vehicles plying on NH-16 passing by means of the city moved slowly.
The state of affairs was the identical in Anakapalli and its environment.
Citizens of Visakhapatnam bought a shock with dense fog persevering with until 7 a.m. once they have been nonetheless celebrating the Bhogi pageant. In some locations, roads remained foggy until 8 am. Smog within the industrial space affected site visitors shifting south.
Reports from the company space stated site visitors on ghat roads involving principally vacation revellers moved slowly until 10 am due to the fog.