Kochi: Several flights which were headed towards the Cochin International Airport were diverted due to the intense fog here on Wednesday.
Four Cochin-bound flights from Sharjah, Dubai, Bahrain and Doha were diverted to Thiruvananthapuram airport.
Ernakulam district had received widespread rainfall on Wednesday.
Three of these flights returned to Cochin airport after the fog subsided.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department, Kerala is expected to witness rainfall in the southern districts of Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam and Idukki districts on Thursday.
No alerts have been issued in these districts.