UAE Flights Cancelled and Airports Flooded: Stay Informed with the Latest Updates

2024-04-17 03:28:48

Airports were flooded due to heavy rains and flights were cancelled. Three flights from Kochi to UAE have been cancelled. The flights were canceled due to inclement weather in the UAE. Flights from Dubai also do not come to Kerala. Yesterday, all flights scheduled to land at Dubai airport were diverted to other airports.

21 flights scheduled to depart and 24 flights scheduled to land were canceled from Tuesday morning to evening. 3 flights were diverted to other airports. Check the flight time with the respective airlines before departure. The latest information is also available on the websites of the airlines. Passengers are advised to reach the airport at least 4 hours before.

A red alert has been announced in the UAE due to heavy rains. Areas including Dubai, Al Ain and Fujairah are on high alert. It is advised not to leave the house. Government employees allowed to work from home. It has been instructed to provide work from home if necessary in the private sector as well. Schools are closed. The authorities have warned that the rain will intensify in the coming hours.

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UAE received record rainfall yesterday. This is the highest rainfall in the last 75 years. According to the National Center of Meteorology, 254.8 mm of rain fell in Khatam Al Shakla region of Al Ain in 24 hours. Heavy rain caused damage and native died in Ras Al Khaimah wadi after his car was washed away.

A 40-year-old man who was trying to enter Wadi Isfni, located in the southern regions of the emirate, with a vehicle, died, police said. Heavy rains across the country led to high water levels in the valley leading to the floods. Authorities have repeatedly warned the public to avoid visiting such areas and valleys during dangerous rainy weather.

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  • First Published : April 17, 2024, 8:58 am IST

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