Delhi Rains: Waterlogging at Indira Gandhi International Airport
New Delhi, Sept. 11: Parts of the Indira Gandhi Airport (IGI) airport in New Delhi have been waterlogged following record rain in the national capital. The weather office has issued an ‘orange alert‘ for today as the monsoon rainfall in Delhi breached the 1,000 mm mark on Friday, the highest rainfall in the national capital in 46 years.
Visuals shared showed aircraft on the ground at the airport which is partially flooded. The bad weather has affected flight operations at the airport.
The “sudden heavy rain” led to waterlogging at the forecourt, the Delhi International Airport (DIAL) said on Twitter, adding that the issue “has been resolved”.
“Our team was immediately aligned to look into it and the issue has been resolved,” it tweeted.
On Twitter, IndiGo, SpiceJet confirmed that all departures/arrivals and their consequential flights may get affected as a result of the rainfall.