A total of 20 flights operating at the Delhi airport encountered diversions on Saturday morning due to adverse weather conditions, an official reported. The diversions were necessitated by the challenging weather, compelling these flights to redirect their routes to alternative destinations.
The official confirmed that these flights were diverted to Jaipur, Amritsar, Lucknow, Ahmedabad, and Chandigarh, marking a total of 13 flights to Jaipur, four to Amritsar, and one each to Lucknow, Ahmedabad, and Chandigarh. These diversions transpired between 0730 and 1030 hours, highlighting the intensity and span of the weather-related disruptions.
Delhi airport, in an update posted around 0810 hours on social media platform X, acknowledged the prevailing low visibility procedures at the airport. This announcement indicates the ongoing challenges posed by reduced visibility, a critical factor impacting flight operations during adverse weather conditions.
The diversions to alternative airports aimed to ensure the safety and security of flights and passengers amidst the challenging weather situation experienced in the Delhi region during that morning period.
Sources By Agencies