Chennai: Bad news for ahead of Bodi celebration which comes before Pongal, as nineteen international and domestic flights to and from Chennai suffered delay after a dense smoke engulfed the airport region.
According to the airport official- 12 arriving flight diverted and nearly 30 departing flight delayed in the view of smoke due to the burning of old articles.
Bogi is celebrated a day ahead of Pongal festival, it is normally celebrated on 13 January. Festival that is people widely celebrated in Tamil Nadu, Andra Pradesh and Telangana. In this festival, people burnt old article in the gesture to usher in the new aspects of life.
As per predict: 23 degree Celsius, humidity- 96%, wind- 5 km/h.