When the water level swells above the 9.5m mark, (and touches the bottom level of the bridge at 10.5 metre), the system will sound an alarm in the control station.
A total of 1,364 star tortoises were seized by Chennai Air Cargo Customs at air cargo export shed in Meenambakkam. It was being smuggled to Malaysia, according to a release.
It is the only Indian airport ranked in the top 10. The top three are Miami Airport in the United States, Fukuoka Airport and Haneda Aairport from Japan.
Proposal sent to AAI to set up facility on 50 acres of land near airport
The decision was taken by the Airport Authority of India to help its passengers, considering the pandemic situation.
The MLCP will have five screen multiplexes, two food courts, retail shops, kids engagement stores and bars and restaurants.
Five international Covid positive passengers unlikely to have Omicron variant, says TN Health Secretary
Health Secretary says no S-gene drop out in their samples but sequencing will be done
Omicron scare: Chennai airport puts up special corridor to isolate returnees from high-risk countries
Sixty-eight passengers who arrived at the Chennai Airport on Wednesday midnight in a Qatar Airlines flight had a first-of-its-kind welcome to receive them.
Though one of the busiest in country, Chennai Airport operates on a meagre 1,317 acres
Baalu chaired the meeting which was convened at Chennai International Airport on Monday to review developmental aspects and other issues pertaining to passenger facilitation.
The wet and windy day had resulted in the cancellation of 22 arrivals as well as 28 departures. All these were domestic flights, said a spokesman. 14 flights were diverted.
The decision has been taken for the safety of passengers considering the severity of winds, said Chennai Airport Director Dr Sharad Kumar. However, departures of aircraft will continue.
Chennai Airport has come out with a contingency plan after Chennai received heavy rains on Wednesday and IMD predicted more rainfall for Thursday.
Seven flights which were scheduled to arrive in the evening at Chennai Airport have been cancelled
Twelve gold pieces (702 gm) wrapped with black adhesive tape were found concealed inside a water heater at the toilet of the aircraft.