Friday, June 23, 2006

Rains delay 50 evening flights

Mumbai: Thundershowers disrupted flight movement at Sahar airport, delaying flights by at least an hour. More than 50 flights scheduled after 7:30pm were delayed because of cumulonimbus (Cb) clouds formation.
Overcast conditions led to the formation of Cb, or tall, dense, clouds, in the approach path of aircraft. Cb clouds carry electric charge and create internal turbulence, resulting in problems for aircraft.
23/06/06 Daily News & Analysis
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