Monday, July 08, 2019

Flights Delayed In Mumbai Due To Heavy Rain, 3 Diverted


Mumbai: light services at Mumbai airport have been delayed this morning due to heavy rain and poor visibility. Departures were halted briefly and flights scheduled to land were asked to go into holding patterns while conditions cleared. Flight operations resumed at around 9.30 am but the airport's public relations office has confirmed "a delay due to weather". Three flights had to be diverted to other airports.
"Due to heavy rains, the visibility is changing every minute. Since 9:15 am, the visibility at the airport is fluctuating. There is a delay due to weather. No cancellation as of now but 3 diversions took place till now," the PRO tweeted.

The PRO had earlier tweeted: "Mumbai Airport (MIAL) Spokesperson: Due to heavy rains, there are no movements at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai."

light services at Mumbai airport have been delayed this morning due to heavy rain and poor visibility. Departures were halted briefly and flights scheduled to land were asked to go into holding patterns while conditions cleared. Flight operations resumed at around 9.30 am but the airport's public relations office has confirmed "a delay due to weather". Three flights had to be diverted to other airports.
"Due to heavy rains, the visibility is changing every minute. Since 9:15 am, the visibility at the airport is fluctuating. There is a delay due to weather. No cancellation as of now but 3 diversions took place till now," the PRO tweeted.

The PRO had earlier tweeted: "Mumbai Airport (MIAL) Spokesperson: Due to heavy rains, there are no movements at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai."
Suburban rail services are running normally so far. Central Railway tweeted that all four of its lines were running without disruption.
08/07/19  Saurabh Gupta/NDTV

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