The Cochin International air terminal has suspended all tasks till Sunday as the runway territory in the air terminal is water logged because of flood, the air terminal specialists said on Friday, August 9. 


On Thursday night, the CIAL had reported the suspension of flight activities till 9 am on Friday as a prudent step in perspective on substantial downpours lashing the district. Flights going to the air terminal were occupied. 


The tasks were suspended as there was an ascent in water level in Periyar stream and a waterway nearby the airplane terminal because of overwhelming downpours. 

Substantial downpours have been battering Kerala for as long as couple of days and asserting eight lives on Thursday, bringing back the recollections of the most exceedingly terrible floods in August a year ago. 

It had continued damage to framework, including a 2.6 km long divider that fallen after the Periyar flow flooded. The assessed misfortune was then put between ₹220-250 crore.