Delhi flights suspended due to severe dust storm


Delhi flights suspended due to severe dust storm

New Delhi - The dust storm was followed by a thick haze hanging over the city.


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Published: Wed 12 Jun 2019, 8:00 PM

Last updated: Thu 13 Jun 2019, 8:57 AM

Flight operations at the Delhi International Airport were suspended as a severe dust storm hit the city on Wednesday (June 12) evening, airport officials said.

"The dust storm hit the Delhi airport at 6:39 pm today. The last flight arrival at the Delhi airport was 6:36 pm. The last departure at the airport was at 6:38 pm," the officials said.
Till 7:15 pm, total nine flights were diverted from the airport, they added.
A dust storm hit several parts of the national capital on Wednesday evening, following which a thick haze was hanging over the city, affecting visibility.

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