IGI airport: Fog affects schedule of over 120 flights, 18 diverted
- IPL spot-fixing case: Net widens, police watching 3 more players, other bookies
- IPL 2013: Imperious Brad Hodge powers Rajasthan Royals to qualifier
- Sonia Gandhi, PM Manmohan Singh slam BJP for disrupting Parliament, stalling bills
- IPL spot-fixing: 'Bookie' Vindoo was close to BCCI chief's son-in-law, say cops
- Jessica Lall case: Shayan Munshi to face perjury trial
The airport is equipped with three CAT-III B instrument landing system (ILS) -- two on the main runway and one on the third runway.
A total of 232 domestic and international flights arrived assisted by various category of ILS. 107 flights with CAT-I (when visibility is upto 550 m), 40 flights with CAT¿II (when visibility was between 550 and 300 me), 64 flights with CAT IIIA (when visibility was between 300 and 200 m) and 21 flights with CAT IIIB (visibility between 200 and 50 m).
According to the MeT office, the visibility today may reduce below 500 m in shallow fog after 8.30 PM and further reduce below 200 m in dense fog (CAT-III fog) from 1.30 AM.
The MeT department had predicted CAT-III fog (dense fog when the runway visibility drops to below 50 m) till Christmas.
Yesterday, over 100 flights were badly affected due to dense fog.
- Fixing probe now reaches Bollywood, son of Dara Singh held
- BCCI cashes Pune Warriors guarantee, 'disgusted' Sahara walks out of IPL
- Sreesanth spent Rs 1.95L on clothes, bought friend BlackBerry, paid in cash: Police
- Delhi firm with MoD as client is linked to Pak cyberattacks
- After Infosys, iGATE sacks Phaneesh Murthy for sexual misconduct
- 2 weeks after harassment, Haryana schoolgirls return, cops in tow