DUBAI: Operations at the world’s busiest airport have been affected due to heavy rains and flooding on Saturday morning. Several flights have been delayed, while some have been diverted.
A UAE government official while speaking to media said that Dubai International Airport (DXB) was “experiencing operational disruptions” due to the bad weather.
“Flight delays are expected to continue throughout the day with some cancellations and diversions to Dubai World Central,” he said, adding that the government was trying its best with service partners to ensure full operations were resumed.
Earlier, the airports operators had warned that DXB was experiencing “flight disruption” and that roads were congested. “We advise customers to allow significant extra time to get to the airport and use Dubai Metro. Customers should check their flight status with their airline or on http:// dubaiairports.ae,” it said.