Guwahati airport roof sealing collapses partially due to heavy rain | Watch


Amid severe storm and heavy rainfall, a portion of the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport’s ceiling collapsed in Guwahati on Sunday. Due to a sudden collabse of the ceiling, water started flowing inside raising chaos at the airport which was facing halt in flight operations because of harsh weather conditions. However, no one was injured due to the accident.

Due to a severe storm, the airport authority halted operations and diverted six flights to other destinations. โ€œThe storm uprooted a big tree at the Oil India complex outside the Adani Group-controlled facility and blocked a road,” Chief Airport Officer (CAO) Utpal Baruah told PTI.

Utpal Baruah, Chief Airport Officer of Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati, told ANI that six flights were diverted.

“One big tree was uprooted and blocked a road connecting to the airport, but immediately the road was cleared for a smooth supply of fuel to the terminal,” Utpal Baruah told ANI.


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Published: 31 Mar 2024, 09:02 PM IST

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