More than 100 flights cancelled in Hong Kong: Airport

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The operations were suspended as there was a rise in water level in Periyar river and a canal adjacent to the airport due to heavy rains. Representative Photo: iStock

More than 100 flights were cancelled in Hong Kong on Monday (August 5) morning with airport authorities warning passengers of potential disruption, as pro-democracy protesters kick off a city-wide strike.

At least 105 flights were listed as cancelled on the airports departure page on Monday morning.

When contacted, an airport spokesperson did not give any reason for the cancellations but said that passengers should check to see if their flight was departing.

“The Airport Authority advises passengers to check with their airlines for the latest flight information, and to proceed to the airport only when their seats and flight time have been confirmed,” the airport said in a statement.

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