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Dust storm hits Delhi airport flight operations

PTI New Delhi | Updated on June 12, 2019 Published on June 12, 2019

Flight operations at the Delhi International Airport were suspended for around 35 minutes as a severe dust storm hit the city today (Wednesday) 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 at 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.

“The airport resumed flight operations at 7.15 pm,” they said.

A dust storm hit several parts of the national capital this Wednesday evening, following which a thick haze was hanging over the city, affecting visibility.

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Published on June 12, 2019
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