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Heavy fog envelops Dalian, disrupting local traffic
BY 2016-12-19 10:25:20

(DALIANNEWS)- Thick fog hung over the port city of Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning Province, on Monday morning, causing flight delays and expressway closures.

 Red alert for heavy fog is issued by local meteorological station.

Local meteorological authority has issued three red alerts for heavy fog since 7:48 pm on Sunday. It also issued another red alert as early as 5:30 am this morning, as the visibility was reduced to less than 50 meters in Dalian and its surrounding areas.

At press time, the visibility is only 20 to 30 meters in the downtown area. Local transport authority reminds motorists to use their fog lights and drive carefully.

To ensure the safety of the drivers, the expressway (Dalian section) also closes.

Many flights are also delayed due to the heavy fog, and passengers are reminded to confirm their flights' departure time.

Buildings are hardly seen in a dense fog in Dalian, a port city of Northeastern China's Liaoning Province, December 19, 2016.

Heavy fog envelops a park in Dalian, a port city of Northeastern China's Liaoning Province, December 19, 2016.

The expressway traffic monitoring system shows that a dense fog envelops the highway in Dalian, a port city of Northeastern China's Liaoning Province, December 19, 2016.

(Editor:Grace) (From:DALIANNEWS)
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