People caught in a dust storm, in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)
People caught in a dust storm, in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)

Dust storm affects flight operations at Delhi's IGI airport

  • Till 7.15 pm, nine flights were diverted from the airport to other cities
  • The Palam observatory recorded a high of 43.4 degrees Celsius and a low of 32.4 degrees on Wednesday

New Delhi: A powerful dust storm which hit the national capital on Wednesday evening has halted the operations at Delhi's IGI Airport, IANS reported.

Accordingly, the dust storm impacted the flight operations which were halted since 6.36 pm.

Till 7.15 pm, nine flights were diverted from the airport to other cities.

Private weather forecaster Skymet Weather said parts of Delhi and NCR could also see "heavy showers", PTI reported.

The Palam observatory recorded a high of 43.4 degrees Celsius and a low of 32.4 degrees on Wednesday.


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