Saturday, July 30, 2005

Mumbai airport closed

Mumbai airport has been closed following heavy rains that began early today morning. All outbound flights have been put off, and inbound flights are being directed elsewhere. The rains are getting worse, water logging has happened in many parts of Mumbai, and you are advised to stay indoors for now.

Update (1.30pm): NDTV 24x7 reports that air traffic has resumed to and from Mumbai airport. However, some of the roads leading to the airport are still water-logged. The situation is fluid, so please independently verify flight timings. You can reach Air India at 28318888, Indian Airlines at 1407, and Jet Airways at 56986111. (Numbers via Mumbai Help.)