Friday 19th April 2024
Friday 19th April 2024
गृहपृष्ठNepalDomestic flights largely affected due to adverse weather

Domestic flights largely affected due to adverse weather

KATHMANDU – Most of the airports in the country suspended flights today owing to adverse weather.

Low visibility followed by adverse weather today led to the disruption of domestic flights. According to Tribhuvan International Airport, airport in Kathmandu is open, but almost all airports outside have remained closed.

Fog and mist in the Terai plains have caused low visibility. As TIA general manager Premnath Thakur said, Pokhara Regional International Airport reported no flight so far today due to bad weather.

The Yeti Airlines has suspended its all flights for today to mourn the fatal plane crash killing 72 people in Pokhara on Sunday.

At present, 20 airlines companies including 11 helicopters companies provide services towards the domestic category.

There is presently general influence of Western low pressure system in the country, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division, Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.

There will be partly to generally cloudy in the Sudurpashim, Karnali, Lumbini and Gandaki provinces today. While the Terai plains report fog and mist, there is probability of light snowfall today in a few places of high hills and mountains.

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