Cox’s Bazar and Chittagong airports will remain closed from early Tuesday morning till midday due to Cyclone Mora. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAAB) suspended domestic and international flight operations in this routes.
CAAB officials said they suspended the air traffic movements to and from Cox’s Bazar Airport until further notice while flight operations at Chittagong Shah Amanat International Airport will be closed at least until 2pm tomorrow from midnight today.
Wing Commander Reazul Kabir, the manager of the airport, said the suspension could be extended or withdrawn early depending on what the weather is like.
The cyclonic storm ‘Mora’ over north bay and adjoining east central Bay is feared to be intensified further and move in a northerly direction and predicted to cross Chittagong -Cox’s Bazar coast by tomorrow morning, the latest weather bulletin said this evening.