Cyclone Nisarga: Only 19 flights to be operated from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport today
The authority also cautioned passengers about probable changes in the schedule of the flights due to the cyclone and urged them to check with their respective airliners before leaving for the airport
Only 19 flights, including 11 departures and eight arrivals, will be operated from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) on Wednesday, in the wake of Cyclone Nisarga. According to GVK MIAL, which manages the CSMIA, the aforementioned flights will be operated by five airlines, including Air Asia India, Air India, IndiGo, GoAir, and SpiceJet.
#UPDATE In the wake of #CycloneNisarga, a total of 19 flights which include 11 departures & 8 arrivals will be operating on June 3 from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai. The flights will be operated by AirAsia India, Air India, IndiGo, GoAir & SpiceJet. https://t.co/vFCfUBLWuL— ANI (@ANI) June 2, 2020
The authority also cautioned passengers about probable changes in the schedule of the flights due to the cyclone and urged them to check with their respective airliners before leaving for the airport. Earlier, IndiGo Airline had on Tuesday cancelled 17 flights to and from Mumbai following the severe cyclonic storm in Maharashtra and said that it will operate only three flights from Mumbai today.
Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that Cyclone Nisarga is over the east-central Arabian Sea and further moved north-northeast direction. The wind speed has increased to 24 kilometers per hour from 20 during the past hour at Ratnagiri (Maharashtra).
#CycloneNisarga over east-central Arabian Sea further moved north-northeast direction. Wind speed increases to 24 kmph from 20 kmph during past 1 hour at Ratnagiri (Maharashtra). Rainfall is continuing in Colaba, Santacruz and Goa: India Meteorological Department (IMD) pic.twitter.com/resS72Utq0— ANI (@ANI) June 2, 2020
According to IMD, the cyclone is causing rainfall in Colaba, Santacruz in Mumbai, Maharashtra, and the neighbouring state of Goa.
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