Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Rain water gushes through Guwahati airport roof, video goes viral

Visuals of water dripping through the roof of Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati has gone viral on social media. Heavy rains throughout Monday evening had lead to water retention on the airport's roof.

The passenger lounge area of the airport was flooded with water but no flight operations were affected, according to an airport official.

Torrential downpour from 8.45 pm to 10 pm caused water to enter through the newly expanded canopy of the passenger lounge, P K Tailong, the manager of the airport said.

"We had recently expanded the canopy and it was an initial teething problem. I was present there and it was immediately attended to," Tailong said.
Passengers claimed they were drenched by the rain water and many of them had to move away with their luggage.
28/08/18 India Today

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