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Storm closes Dubai International Airport temporarily

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

Cars drive through a flooded street during a rain storm in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 16, 2024. Reuters/Abdel Hadi Ramahi

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

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