Bad weather hampers domestic flights

Dainik Nepal Jun 14, 2023 | 22:19

Kathmandu: Domestic flights to and from the federal capital have been affected due to adverse weather conditions brought about with the start of monsoon today.

Flights to different destinations were affected due to low visibility following a sudden change in the weather. According to domestic terminal office at Tribhuvan International Airport, flights to different airports including Biratnagar, Janakpur, Simara and Pokhara have been cancelled.

Two flights to Simara from Kathmandu have been cancelled while Kathmandu-bound Buddha Aircraft from Biratnagar returned to Biratnagar after it could not land at TIA following bad weather.
Similarly, Kathmandu-bound aircraft from Dhangadhi landed at TIA after staying on hold for a long time.

Although domestic flights have been disrupted at TIA, international flights are on regular operation, according to TIA Office. According to the Meteorological Forecasting Division, this year monsoon system has entered in most of the parts of Koshi Province, Madhes Province and Bagmati Province today. Light to moderate rainfall has been taking place in Kathmandu from this evening as a result.


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