Mumbai: In the wake of cyclone Nisarga, the movement of vehicles has been banned and flights canceled between 2:30 to 7 pm at Mumbai’s Bandra-Worli Sea Link.
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) announced that no arrivals and departures would take place until four and a half hours today, arriving at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) from Bengaluru, after a runway excursion with FedEx Flight 5033, AAI said in a release.
The accident occurred while the plane landed on the runway. According to the statement, the aircraft was taken off the runway and there was no disruption in flight operations.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the cyclone made a landslide near Alibaug in Maharashtra and is likely to weaken into a cyclonic storm over the next six hours.
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), with the help of the armed forces and the state police, has been carrying out several evacuation operations across the state.
Cyclone Nisarga has affected many daily activities and transport in Maharashtra.