While the incessant rains take a toll on the residents on Mumbai, Bollywood stars are seen facing the consequences too. In a recent Twitter post versatile Actor Randeep Hooda conveyed his haplessness as to how due to pounding rains in Mumbai his flight from Delhi to Mumbai got diverted to Nagpur.
The actor, who was travelling with three of his uncles had boarded a flight from Delhi to Mumbai on the night of July 1. But after a SpiceJet plane overshot the runway while landing in Mumbai, the authorities were forced to shutdown the main runway, leading to diversion of a number of Mumbai-bound flights.
Initially distressed with the turn of events, Randeep Hooda took to Twitter to express his helplessness,
However taking the adverse situation into his stride, hours later, Randeep Hooda tweeted a photo of them at the Nagpur airport, saying they've planned a trip to the Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve in Nagpur.
However the 'Highway' actor was not the only one facing the onslaught of weather as earlier in the day, Actor Sonam Kapoor had tweeted asking the Bombay Municipal Corporation and the Mumbai police if the Mumbai airport was open in the aftermath of the heavy rains. Following which Actor Rakul Preet Singh replied to Sonam Kapoor’s tweet and said, “No flights have taken off since last night .. m stuck at the airport.”
The heavy rains have wreaked havoc on the city of Mumbai in the last 48 hours and have brought the life to a standstill. 52 flights have been canceled and 55 diverted because of bad weather and the skidding of the SpiceJet plane, forcing a shutdown of the main runway at the airport. The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport officials said it may take up to 48 hours before the main runway is restored. A secondary runway is operational for flights.
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