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Cyclone Asani impact: All flights cancelled at Andhra's Vizag airport

All the flights in and out of this coastal city in Andhra Pradesh were cancelled

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IANS  |  Visakhapatnam 

The severe cyclonic storm 'Asani' is very likely to move northwestwards till May 10th. Light to moderate rainfall is expected in various parts of Odisha.  (Photo: ANI)
(Photo: ANI)

All the in and out of this coastal city in were cancelled on Tuesday in view of the severe cyclonic storm 'Asani' in Bay of Bengal.

With the cyclonic storm moving closer to coast and likely to trigger heavy rains and gusty winds, authorities suspended air services to and from Visakhapatnam Airport as a precautionary measure.

IndiGo has announced cancellation of all its in and out of Visakhapatnam. AirAsia has cancelled Delhi-Visakhapatnam and Bangalore-Visakhapatnam .

Air India has also cancelled Mumbai-Raipur-Visakhapatnam and Delhi-Visakhapatnam flights.

Bad weather at Visakhapatnam under the impact of a severe cyclonic storm had Monday hit the flight operations at the airport.

Flights from Kurnool, Bengaluru and Hyderabad could not land at Visakhapatnam Airport due to bad weather and had to be sent back.

Flights of various airlines from Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai and Vijayawada were also cancelled.

With 'Asani' moving closer to the coast, parts of the coastal region are experiencing gusty winds and rains.

--IANS

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First Published: Tue, May 10 2022. 12:22 IST
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