Chennai Airport Flooded, Ops Halted Amid Severe Rain Due As Cyclone Michaung Approaches
New Delhi: Flight operations at Chennai Airport have been affected due to the heavy rains as Cyclone Michaung is expected to cross the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu on Monday. Several flights have been cancelled and some diverted. The entire runway and airplane parking zone of the Chennai airport are filled with water.
Heavy rain lashed Chennai through the night on Monday as Cyclone Michaung inched closer near the Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh coast.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted that the city and its neighbouring districts would experience extremely heavy rain in the next 24 hours.