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Red lightning alert stalls Naia flight, ground operations

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 02:05 PM October 04, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Flight and ground operations at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport were temporarily suspended on Friday afternoon after the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) raised a red lightning alert.

 

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In an advisory, the Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa) said the red lightning alert was raised at 1:23 p.m.

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“The alert will be lifted as soon as Pagasa deems it safe to continue operations,” the Miaa said. 

 

 

Posted by Ninoy Aquino International Airport MIAA on Thursday, October 3, 2019

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A red lightning alert is raised when lightning is prevalent in the area and may endanger personnel, passengers, and flight operations.

The red lightning alert was downgraded to yellow by 2:41 p.m. and was completely lifted by 3:09 p.m./gsg

 

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