Kerala floods: UAE embassy in India issues warning
New Delhi - In light of recent events including the shutting down of the Cochin International Airport.
The UAE embassy in New Delhi issued a warning on its Twitter account regarding the floods taking place.
The embassy said that the weather agencies in India have renewed their weather warnings regarding heavy rain fall in the southern state of Kerala.
It cautioned citizens to take heed and avail of all necessary precautions during the turbulent season.
Those who need to contact the embassy or consulate for any assistance should also register on the Tawajudi service.
Either contact the embassy on 00911126111111 or directly connect to the UAE Foreign Ministry on its number 80044444.
Massive floodingRain fury on Wednesday continued unabated in Kerala, where 47 people have died so far, with the Cochin International Airport announced it will be shut down till Saturday.
Water had gushed into the airport area and train services remained suspended in many parts of the state.
Operations at the Kochi airport have been suspended till August 18 and flights were being diverted to various airports.
Consequently, Etihad inbound and outbound flights to Kochi have been cancelled.