India’s third busiest airport, Chennai International, has been forced to close and cancel all aircraft movements as a result of severe weather conditions on Dec.1. The airport, which last year handled an average of more than 40,000 passengers and 340 aircraft movements per day, has been hit by severe storms and flooding caused by a major depression over the southwest Bay of Bengal. “The airport as of now is closed for all operations as water has reached the runway and we are ...

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