Dubai airports cancels, diverts flights due to heavy rain

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Heavy rain affected operations at Dubai International (DXB) on Thursday morning, leading to the diversion of five inbound flights to nearby airports.

"Additionally, nine arrivals and four outbound flights were cancelled," Dubai Airports confirmed in a statement.

Travellers have been advised to check directly with their airline or the official Dubai Airports website for all updates.

Passengers are also recommended to "use the Dubai Metro where possible, check traffic updates and plan extra time to get to DXB".

The authority said they are "working closely with airlines, control authorities and other service partners at DXB to minimise any inconvenience to customers".

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