KATHMANDU, Jan. 13 -- Passengers stranded up to five hours

Domestic airline passengers have been caught up in flight delays for hours in the last couple of days due to bad weather.

The domestic flights to and from airports in the tarai districts have been delayed for up to five hours, forcing huge crowds of passengers to languish at the domestic terminal here.

Passengers headed for the tarai via Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) have been mostly affected.

Low visibility in Kathmandu due to bad weather has affected most of the domestic flights since Thursday.

Thick fog in the tarai delayed flights for Pokhara, Bharatpur, Janakpur, Bhadrapur and Simara on Friday and Saturday.

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