Kuwait suspends all departure flights, redirects arrivals to neighboring cities

Incoming flights early on Thursday morning were diverted to Dammam, Riyadh and Manama. (flightradar24)

All flights departing from Kuwait International Airport have been suspended due to bad weather, while some arriving flights expected to be redirected to neighboring countries, according to state news agency KUNA.

Incoming flights early on Thursday morning were diverted to Dammam, Riyadh and Manama.

Kuwait has been facing heavy rains in recent days, with work across the private and public sectors suspended throughout Wednesday due to the weather.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:58 - GMT 06:58
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