People walk on an overbridge in fog at Xizhimen, one of the busiest parts of downtown Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 5, 2011. China's Central Meteorological Station issued on Monday a blue alert signal for a heavy fog that started to shroud the capital city and nearby areas the previous day. (Xinhua/Zhai Jianlan)
Heavy fog disrupts flights at Beijing airport
BEIJING, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Dense fog shrouded Beijing on Sunday evening and disrupted more than 100 flights and closed off expressways.
A source with the Beijing Capital International Airport said the airport was forced to cancel 82 departing flights and delayed another 54 for at least one hour as of 9:30 p.m. Sunday. Full story