Rains disrupt flights at TIA

KATHMANDU : Flights at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) have been disrupted today by an adverse weather.

According to TIA office, domestic as well as international flights have been normally affected due a low visibility issues. TIA Spokesperson Teknath Niraula said,” TIA at the moment allows the operations of the instrument flight rules (IFR)-supported flights, owing to the visibility issue.”

Some flights have been delayed and some international flights: Sri Lankan Airlines and the Thai Smile Airways observed holding for sometimes. Services to mountainous destinations such as Lukla and Simikot have remained halted. Flights to other destinations in rural districts have been slightly affected.

At present, rains is taking place at some parts of the country including in Kathmandu today due to the impact of the Westerly and local winds, according to the Meteorological Forecasting Division. RSS

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