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Cyclone to disrupt train, airline operations

All-out effort: Slum dwellers in Santacruz cover their rooftops with flex banners after the IMD issued a red alert in Mumbai and Thane in view of Cyclone Nisarga, on Tuesday. Aadesh Choudhari Aadesh Choudhari

All-out effort: Slum dwellers in Santacruz cover their rooftops with flex banners after the IMD issued a red alert in Mumbai and Thane in view of Cyclone Nisarga, on Tuesday. Aadesh Choudhari Aadesh Choudhari  

In the wake of Cyclone Nisarga, several special trains reaching or leaving the city on Wednesday will be diverted or rescheduled. Trains that will be diverted include Tuesday's Ernakulam-Hazrat Nizamuddin special, Thiruvananthapuram Central-LTT special, and New Delhi-Thiruvananthapuram Central special. Wednesday's LTT–Thiruvananthapuram Central special is rescheduled to leave at 6 p.m. Flight operations are also likely to be affected, with Mumbai airport likely to limit arrivals and departures. Airport authorities convened a meeting with stakeholders to devise preventive measures to tackle potential adversities accompanied by the cyclone.

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