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Flights In Minsk Airport Delayed As Thick Fog Blankets Belarus

A thick fog settled over Belarus is causing cancellations and delays for flights in and out of Minsk National Airport.

Take extra care and check with your airlines.

 

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Dense fog and mist engulfed most parts of the country on Thursday, causing flights delays and cancellations.

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Passengers are now advised to check with their airline to see if their trip is impacted, as air traffic controllers wait for the mist to lift.

Expectedly, the airport is overcrowded and passengers experience difficulties when trying to find a spare seat.

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It remains unclear how travel agencies, airlines and airport authorities are going to resolve the situation.

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The low-lying fog is also affecting traffic in low-lying areas. Visibility on the roads is less than 500 meters. Drivers have been warned to take extra care navigating along major roads.

Meteorology service reports hazy and cloudy weather is likely to remain through the day and is expected on the weekend.

Night frost is predicted as well.

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