Fog covers Beijing, nearly 200 flights cancelled
Beijing: Nearly 200 flights were cancelled as a thick blanket of fog enveloped Beijing on Saturday.
Fog impacted the north China region, including Beijing and Tianjin, grounding a number of flights.
Beijing Capital International Airport said 199 flights were cancelled as the visibility at the airport was less than 200 meters, reported Xinhua.
Airports in Tianjin, Shijiazhuang, Zhengzhou in north China were all enveloped in dense fog Saturday morning, with the visibility in Tianjin airport less than 50 meters.
A gale following a drizzle Saturday evening would help dissipate it, but bring down the temperature by 10 degrees Celsius, said met department.
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