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Mumbai CSMIA Airport Extends Shutdown Till 10 PM Today Due to Cyclone Tuaktae

Passengers wearing protective face masks wait in a queue to enter Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. (REUTERS)

Passengers wearing protective face masks wait in a queue to enter Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. (REUTERS)

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for Mumbai, warning of very heavy rains at isolated places with strong winds on Monday.

Operations at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) will remain suspended till 10 pm on Monday in view of the cyclone alert, the private airport has notified.

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for Mumbai, warning of very heavy rains at isolated places with strong winds on Monday as cyclone Tuaktae is likely to pass close to the Mumbai coast.

The operations at Mumbai Airport need to be closed from 11 am local time to 2 pm local time of May 17, CSMIA said in a notification.

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first published:May 17, 2021, 10:31 IST