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Delhi airport's forecourt waterlogged, 5 flights diverted due to weather

The forecourt of the Delhi airport was waterlogged for a "short period" Saturday morning due to sudden heavy rains, its operator DIAL said.

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Waterlogging | Delhi weather

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Waterlogging at Indira Gandhi International Airport (Terminal 3) after national capital received heavy rain
Waterlogging at Indira Gandhi International Airport (Terminal 3) after national capital received heavy rain (Photo: ANI)

The forecourt of the Delhi airport was waterlogged for a "short period" Saturday morning after sudden heavy rains, its operator DIAL said.

Sources said five flights were diverted from the airport this morning due to the bad weather conditions.

Four domestic flights -- two of SpiceJet and one each of IndiGo and Go First -- were diverted to Jaipur. One international flight -- Emirates flight from Dubai to Delhi -- was diverted to Ahmedabad, the sources mentioned.

was reported from several parts of the capital including Moti Bagh and RK Puram in south Delhi after rains lashed the city Saturday morning.

The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) said on Twitter that "due to sudden heavy rain, for a short period, there was at the forecourt".

"Our team was immediately aligned to look into it and the issue has been resolved," it added.

Operations have been back to normal since 9 am, the DIAL mentioned.

An official of the meteorological department said the capital received 97 mm rainfall since Friday morning.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Sat, September 11 2021. 12:46 IST
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