Rain, thunderstorms may affect flight operations in Delhi, ATC alert to airlines | Delhi News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: The nationwide capital has been witnessing rains since morning and flight operation at Delhi’s IGI Airport may very well be affected as a consequence of them, in accordance with the Delhi Air Site visitors Management’s (ATC’s) warning issued to all airline carriers.
“Between 8:30 am and 10:30 am IST, it’s susceptible to thunderstorms with gentle and rain and wind velocity three knots, course 130 diploma. Therefore! All airways take essential motion. ATC additionally advises airways to cope with dense clouds close to the airport,” Delhi ATC suggested airways.
The India Meteorological Division (IMD) had predicted thunderstorms together with rains will proceed in Delhi and close by areas.
“Thunderstorm with gentle to reasonable rain would proceed to happen over many locations of complete Delhi, IGI Airport, Dadri, Ghaziabad, Noida, Better-Noida, Ballabgarh, Faridabad, Gurugram, Manesar, Sohna, Modinagar, Pilakhua, Bulandshahar, Sikandarabad. Rainfall over Delhi more likely to proceed for the subsequent 2 hours and subside thereafter,” the IMD stated.
Beforehand, many airways had knowledgeable passengers that flight timings could also be affected as a consequence of dangerous climate.
“As a consequence of dangerous climate in Delhi, arrivals and departures could get affected. Please verify flight standing earlier than you permit for the Airport,” Air India had tweeted.
As a consequence of heavy rains since yesterday, waterlogging has been reported at a number of locations in Delhi and the NCR.


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