Adverse weather affects flights at TIA

KATHMANDU: The flight schedule of Tribhuvan International Airport(TIA) has been slightly affected due to today’s adverse weather.

According to TIA General Manager Bhola Prasad Guragain, low visibility caused by a thick mist in the sky since the morning has affected the flights to and from TIA.

Only IFR flights towards the domestic service are taking place.  Though the adverse weather had affected the international flights in the morning, now the schedule has been regular. 

A flight by Ethiopian Airlines from New Delhi of India was diverted. Now TIA measures the visibility up to 3,000 meters.    

According to Meteorological Forecasting Division, the country witnesses the impact of the Westerly low-pressure system.

Today, light to moderate rain is possible in many places of the country. There are chances of light to moderate snowfall at many places of the high mountainous region.

Likewise, tonight light to moderate rain is likely to occur at many places of the country. There are also chances of light to moderate snowfall at many places of the high mountainous region.  

Today, the minimum temperature was 3 degrees Celsius while the maximum was 17 degrees Celsius. RSS

 

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