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Chhattisgarh: Visibility leads to diversion of flights, later normalised

RAIPUR: Due to fog and low visibility, the flight services scheduled to arrive at Swami Vivekananda Airport, Raipur on Wednesday were diverted and landed in other cities. The flight services resumed after the fog subsidised naturally.
The flights from Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Indore and Bangalore were not allowed to land due to visibility problem.
As per information received from Airport authorities, Vistara flight from Delhi to Raipur was diverted to Bhubaneswar. Indigo flight from Delhi to Raipur was diverted to Nagpur while Bangalore to Raipur was diverted to Bhubaneswar. Similarly, Indore to Raipur flight was landed at Bhopal.
Later when visibility was restored, the Delhi to Raipur flight diverted to Bhubaneswar landed at around 12.43 PM at Raipur. The Indore to Raipur flight diverted to Bhopal returned to Raipur at 12.24 pm. The Vistara flight from Delhi to Raipur diverted to Bhubaneswar returned at around 01.07 PM. Hyderabad to Raipur which was diverted to Nagpur returned and landed at around 01.01 PM. Indigo flight from Delhi to Raipur was cleared for landing at 01.25 PM and Bangalore to Raipur flight diverted to Bhubaneswar landed in Raipur at 01.34 PM.

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