Rain affects domestic, international flights at Tribhuvan International Airport

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Kathmandu: Domestic and international flights have been affected at the Tribhuvan International Airport due to incessant rainfall since Saturday night. 

As a result of low visibility, some flights have been diverted and some others canceled, said the TIA General Manager Pratap Babu Tiwari. The Air India aircraft coming from New Delhi in India has been diverted to Varanasi, and airplanes of the Air China and Sichuan Airlines heading from Tianfu of China to Tianfu. 

Similarly, flights from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Surkhet have been halted. Three Kathmandu-Pokhara flights and one Kathmandu-Tumlingtar flight of Buddha Air have been canceled. According to the Meteorological Forecasting Division, rainfall is predicted to continue until coming Tuesday.