Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Bhubaneswar International Airport To Be Closed Till May 27 Due To Cyclone Yaas

Bhubaneswar: In view of the Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Yaas, flight services to and from Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) have been suspended till tomorrow (May 27).

Due to cyclone Yaas, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) said that Bhubaneswar  Airport will be  closed from 11 pm on Tuesday till 5am on Thursday (May 27).

The closure will be reviewed as per weather. Airports have been directed to carry restoration to restart operations as soon as possible, the AAI tweeted.

As the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack are expected to witness wind speed of 70 to 80 kmph during the landfall so the airport will be closed, informs Director General of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Dr Mrutyunjay Mohapatra.

26/05/21 Kalinga TV

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