Cochin International Airport suspends activity until midnight. Image Credit: CIAL


Cochin International Airport has extended suspension of operations to Sunday, 3pm, August 11. 

Earlier Report:

Flight operations at the Cochin International Airport in the Indian state of Kerala will be suspended until midnight (August 8, 2019) due to heavy rains.

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A few minutes ago, the airport announced on their official Facebook page: "As a precautionary measure due to heavy rain, the airport operations will be suspended till midnight (08-08-2019). Please cooperate with us. If there's any update, we will let you all know at the earliest."

Twitter users shared updates and pictures of the flood. Tweep @aneeshp posted: "Floods at Kochi. Operations suspended at Kochi airport as precautionary measure. No operations till 12am tonight. Update will be given tomorrow on fresh Operations."