Five flights have been diverted at Delhi airport due to dense fog today morning. Delhi Airport Official said, "Five flights diverted as captain was not trained to land under CAT conditions."

When the runway visual range (RVR) is minimum 200 metres, then only that pilot -- who is trained in instrument landing system Category 3A (CATIIIA) -- can land the aircraft. If the RVR is minimum 50 metres, then a pilot who is trained in using CATIIIB landing system can land the aircraft at the airport.

In a tweet, Delhi airport informed the passengers about the low visibility which might affect the flight departures. "Flight departure may be affected due to low visibility. Passengers are requested to contact the airline concerned for updated flight information. Any inconvenience caused is regretted," the tweet read.

People in Delhi, NCR woke up to dense fog today morning with the minimum temperature recorded at seven degrees Celsius.

As many as 22 trains have been running late due to low visibility in the Northern Railway region.

-With agency inputs


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