Mumbai airport suspends operations amid Cyclone Tauktae

The Mumbai airport shut down its flights from 11 am to late evening as as Cyclone Tauktae blew over the city’s coastline disrupting transportation in its wake.

In the latest of several updates, a spokesperson at the airport said that the flights would be shut till 8 pm.

According to the spokesperson, two flights were diverted to Surat and Hyderabad while one flew back to Lucknow.

Flight tracking app Flightradar showed at least 90 flights have been cancelled or diverted since last midnight.

The authorities were also forced to suspend rail services and Bandra Worli sea link.


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