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Adverse weather affects air services

Kathmandu valley overed in a thick blanket of fog in December 2019. Photo: RSS

KATHMANDU: Air service of the country has been generally affected by inclement weather.

Flights to and from some airports have been affected due to thick fog and haze from early morning following the impact of westerly wind.

The domestic flights from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) have been generally affected while international flights are operating smoothly.

General Manager at TIA, Bhola Prasad Guragain, said that especially flights at the airports in eastern Tarai have been affected because of the inclement weather. Flights could not take place at Biratnagar, Janakpur and Simara airports.

As per the latest details of TIA, flights from Nepalgunj, Bhairahawa and Pokhara airports have resumed.

Information Officer of Buddha Air, Dipendra Kumar Karna, said that flights have been delayed up to three hours due to bad weather.

Bharatpur Airport has resumed operation of flights since 11:35 am while Biratnagar airport at 2:00 pm today.

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