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Dubai Airport grapples with storm chaos

Flight cancellations and diversions follow intense weather, operations resume after brief halt


A significant disruption unfolded in Dubai this afternoon as planes navigated through waterlogged runways and the airport found itself submerged. According to a statement released by DXB, operations were halted for 25 minutes due to the severity of the storm.

Gulf News reports that a total of 21 outbound and 24 inbound flights were canceled since 12:02 am, with three flights diverted to neighboring airports. Despite the challenges, operations have resumed at the airport, as confirmed by airport authorities.




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