Storm closes Dubai International Airport temporarily

By Thomson Reuters Apr 16, 2024 | 9:08 AM

DUBAI (Reuters) -Operations at Dubai International Airport (DXB) were suspended for 25 minutes on Tuesday due to an intense storm, it said in a statement.

Operations have restarted, the airport added.

A total of 21 outbound and 24 inbound flights have been cancelled since 12.02 am this morning, and three flights were diverted to other neighboring airports, a DXB spokesperson told Gulf News.

(Reporting by Nayera Abdallah and Clauda Tanios)