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Rajnath Singh's flight diverted to Agra due to heavy rainfall in Delhi

By Shgun S -- May 21, 2022 8:33 am -- Updated:May 21, 2022 8:34 am

New Delhi, May 21: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's flight was among 11 flights which have been diverted to Agra due to heavy rainfall in Delhi on Friday, said sources.

According to sources, the defence minister was heading back to the national capital after attending a function at Shree Swaminarayan Temple in Gujarat's Vadodara where he addressed a public gathering.

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"At least 11 flights including Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's flight scheduled to land in Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport were diverted to Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow and Agra due to the unfavourable weather conditions, " informed sources.

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The Delhi airport also issued a warning about the city's weather, writing, " Flight operations at Deli Airport are affected. Passengers are requested to get in touch with the airline concerned for updated flight operation".

Meanwhile, rains on Friday brought in much-needed relief from the scorching heat as the drizzle and the breeze resulted in a dip in temperature in several parts of Delhi.

Rajnath Singh's flight diverted after bad weather

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-PTC News

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