With Cyclone Vayu touching Gujarat solid, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has declared that flight processes at five airports in Gujarat will continue to put off for 24 hours. This act was brought into immediate effect from night-time on Wednesday to guarantee harm to airport structure is lessened, and that commuters don’t have to face any inconvenience.
As Cyclone Vayu moved towards the seaside areas of Gujarat, the state government launched a huge clearing plan, thus shifting around three lakhs from low-lying zones of Kutch and Saurashtra areas.
AAI broadcasted a statement stating that the Regional Executive Director (Western Region), AAI and all airfields in Gujarat have been directed to be prepared to handle any emergency happening out of this natural disaster and issue suitable NOTAM (notice to airmen) action.
The AAI also said that gear and heavy machinery has been removed to safety at separate airports and the airport directors of AAI’s Bhuj and Jamnagar Airports have been requested to write to the Indian Air Force to hang processes of civil airlifts from these two airports also.
The AAI will be taking a verdict with respect to hanging operations at AAI’s Surat Airport after evaluating the weather. Also, if intelligences are to go by, the Indian weather department has further forecasted very hefty rain falls in parts, such as Bhavnagar, Saurashtra, Valsad, Gir Somnath, Dadra Nagar Haveli, and Junagadh.