Fog disrupts flights at Bengaluru airport

Bengaluru: Bengaluru wakes up to a foggy morning

Bengaluru,   Fog during the early morning hours of Sunday in Bengaluru disrupted at least 52 flights at the city’s Kempegowda International Airport.

“As a result of the fog, departure of 35 flights and the arrival of another 16 flights was delayed,” the airport operator Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) said in a statement here.

One flight was diverted to Hyderabad due to the fog-related disruption, the statement added.

The departure and arrival delays continued through the day at the airport.

The tech hub’s airport has an average of 300 departures and arrivals each on a daily basis.

The city recorded a maximum temperature of 28.8 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 14 degrees Celsius over the past 24 hours, according to the Bengaluru division of India Meteorological Department (IMD).