Downpour affects flights from/to Hanoi

A torrential rain and strong wind experienced in Hanoi last night which affected to taking off and landing of domestic and international flights. 

Because of an influence of the bad weather, flights of the Vietnam's low cost airline – VietJet Air could not land in Noi Bai International Airport. 

Its flights departing from the Noi Bai airport were also delayed.  

Heavy rain and thunderstorm also influenced in four flights of Vietnam Airlines from Ho Chi minh City to Hanoi and vice versa, from Da Nang to Hanoi. In order to ensure safety, all flights had to land to Da Nang airport. 

Flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Tokyo, from Hanoi to Seoul were also postponed due to the heavy rain. 

BY BICH QUYEN- Translated by Huyen Huong

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