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Chennai rains: IndiGo, Air Arabia cancel evening flights as thunderstorms predicted

Seven flights which were scheduled to arrive in the evening at Chennai Airport have been cancelled

Published: 10th November 2021 04:23 PM  |   Last Updated: 10th November 2021 09:25 PM   |  A+A-

Chennai airport

Airport officials are continuously monitoring the weather updates (Photo | Ashwin Prasath, EPS)

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: Flight services were impacted after the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted thunderstorms with heavy to very heavy rains in the city on Wednesday and Thursday.

A Chennai Airport spokesperson said that many flights have been cancelled and that airport officials are continuously monitoring the weather updates.

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It is learnt that seven flights which were scheduled to arrive in the evening at Chennai Airport have been cancelled. 

These include the IndiGo flight from Madurai to Chennai (arrival at 7.30pm); Air Arabia flight from Sharjah to Chennai (arrival at 8.55pm); IndiGo flight from Tiruchy to Chennai (arrival at 10.30pm); IndiGo flight from Mumbai to Chennai (arrival at 1am); IndiGo flight from Chennai to Madurai at 4.10pm; IndiGo flight from Chennai to Mumbai at 7.55pm and IndiGo flight from Chennai to Tiruchy at 7.55pm.

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