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AustraliaHeavy fog blankets Sydney and delays flights at airport

04:00  07 july  2019
04:00  07 july  2019 Source:   abc.net.au

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Heavy fog blanketed Sydney on Wednesday morning, affecting traffic across the city and causing lengthy delays at Sydney Airport . A Sydney Airport spokesman confirmed about 24 domestic flights had also been cancelled, and there were delays of about 30 minutes at the international.

Sydney fog has wreaked havoc across flights . - ABC. A blanket of fog that reduced visibility to as little as 500 metres in parts of Sydney has lifted, but A Sydney Airport spokeswoman said there were still delays of about an hour for domestic flights . Passengers are being advised to check with their airline

Heavy fog blankets Sydney and delays flights at airport© Provided by Australian Broadcasting Corporation Sydney fog has wreaked havoc on Sydney Airport flight schedules. (ABC News: Angelique Lu)

Heavy fog has reduced visibility to as little as 500 metres in parts of Sydney, causing delays at Sydney Airport.

Heavy fog blankets Sydney and delays flights at airport
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Domestic flights have been delayed by an hour and international flights by at least half an hour.

Passengers are being advised to check with their airline about the status of their flight.

Sydney Ferries said it had cancelled services due to the poor visibility.

Transport for NSW advised passengers to delay travel or make alternative arrangements.

Thick fog sparks travel delays as flights cancelled

Thick fog sparks travel delays as flights cancelled At least 10 flights have been cancelled into and out of Sydney Airport after a thick layer of fog covered the city.

Heavy fog blanketed Sydney on Wednesday morning, affecting traffic across the city and causing lengthy delays at Sydney Airport . A Sydney Airport spokesman confirmed about 24 domestic flights had also been cancelled, and there were delays of about 30 minutes at the international

Heavy fog descended on Sydney on Sunday morning, reducing visibility to as little as 500 metres in parts of the city and affecting domestic and international flights .

The fog has blanketed the greater Sydney region, covering the city, extending west to Bathurst, north to Newcastle and down to the Southern highlands.

Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Stephen Stefanac said it was caused by clearing rain overnight.

"Yesterday we had few showers around — yesterday evening, late last night — around Sydney. They've now cleared, the sky has cleared up as well, which has allowed the surface to cool down," he said.

"This is why we're seeing widespread fog across the greater Sydney region."

The fog is expected to clear sometime this morning.

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