Thiruvananthapuram: As Cyclone Burevi is expected to make landfall today across the southern districts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, the flight operations will remain suspended at Thiruvananthapuram International Airport from 10 am to 6 pm today.
The Thiruvananthapuram International Airport will remain closed on December 4 from 10 am to 6 pm, district collector Navjot Khosa said.
“The airfield of Trivandrum airport is closed from 1000-1800 hrs IST on 4.12.20 due to Cyclone Burevi considering aircraft & passenger safety. Passengers booked for tomorrow’s flights are requested to contact Airlines concerned for revised timings,” sharing a revised flight schedule, Trivandrum airport tweeted.
The state government announced a public holiday for the districts of Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha and Idukki in the state on Friday.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD), in its latest bulletin, has said that Burevi may make its landfall in Kerala on December 4 and has issued red alert and cyclone warning for south Tamil Nadu and south Kerala coasts.