Posted 12 декабря 2022,, 06:58

Published 12 декабря 2022,, 06:58

Modified 24 декабря 2022,, 22:38

Updated 24 декабря 2022,, 22:38

Over 50 flights delayed at Moscow airports due to heavy rain

Over 50 flights delayed at Moscow airports due to heavy rain

12 декабря 2022, 06:58
A tropical downpour hit Moscow, flooding the streets. Forecasters warn that half of the monthly rainfall may fall in the capital during the day. Due to the elements, flights have already been delayed or canceled.

According to Yandex. Schedules”, on the evening of December 11, 53 flights were delayed and ten more were canceled at Vnukovo, Domodedovo and Sheremetyevo airports.

At 23.58 Moscow time on Sunday, 12 flights to Vnukovo were delayed, three were canceled; in "Domodedovo" 20 flights are delayed, four cancelled. At Sheremetyevo, 21 flights were delayed, three were cancelled. In the Sheremetyevo building, by the way, after the fire alarm went off, the ceiling collapsed and the halls were flooded with water.

It is also known that the Kazan airport did not receive arriving planes the day before due to heavy snowfall and freezing rain. Some passengers flying from Moscow said that 15 minutes before landing they had to go back to the capital.