New Delhi: Flight operations at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport were disrupted on Saturday due to heavy rain and bad weather.
A total of four flights bound for Delhi from different cities were diverted to Jaipur.
Airport authorities have advised people to contact their airlines for the latest flight information.
“Flight operations at Delhi Airport have been affected due to bad weather. It is advisable to contact the relevant airlines for the latest flight information,” Delhi Airport said in a statement on Saturday.
Meanwhile, parts of Delhi-NCR saw heavy rain accompanied by thunderstorms and gusty winds on Saturday morning.
The sudden change in weather is expected to bring some relief from the hot weather conditions prevailing in northern India.
The India Meteorological Department has forecast rain and thunderstorms in and around Delhi on Saturday morning.
The Meteorological Department is also forecasting rain in Delhi for the next two to three days, with no heatwave expected until May 30.
The IMD had earlier said India’s June rainfall would remain “below normal”, adding that states such as Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Odisha and northern India would experience above-normal temperatures .